[Digikam-users] where do my tags go?
tim.jenness at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 19:12:19 BST 2009
On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 7:16 AM, Gilles Caulier <caulier.gilles at gmail.com>wrote:
> 2009/7/10 Tim Jenness <tim.jenness at gmail.com>:
> >> > and I write the tags to my data files. With v0.9 I got tags of
> >> > person/family/a etc but now the EXIF header only reports "tim" (and in
> >> > the
> >> > above example it would not distinguish "person/friend/tim" from
> >> > "person/family/tim"). Looking around on the mailing list I see mention
> >> > that
> >> > digikam now uses a private "digiKam" XMP namespace for writing the
> >> > hierarchical tag and writes flat tags to the IPTC section. That's fine
> >> > as
> >> > well but I'd feel happier about it if
> >> >
> >> > 1. exiftool reported that it could find the digiKam namespace (or
> >> > could). Can someone tell me how?
> >> > 2. digikam itself reported the values when using the metadata tab. It
> >> > reports the IPTC information that was written to the file such as
> >> > copyright
> >> > and the flattened tags, but the XMP section is blank.
> >> digiKam supports XMP starting from 0.10.0 . That means that any XMP info
> >> will
> >> be added only for photos which were tagged in 0.10.0 (or later).
> > Exactly. I'm using 0.10.0 and I use settings to make it synchronise tags
> > files. But whatever I do I can't get a file to report the digiKam XMP
> > namespace, not even digiKam itself in the XMP tag.
> To support XMP, you need Exiv2 >= 0.16
Yes. I have
0.18.1. So I take it that there is surprise that digikam is not
reporting the XMP data in the metadata tab?
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