[Digikam-users] Folders, albums and collections

Remco Viƫtor remco.vietor at wanadoo.fr
Fri Jun 19 09:09:46 BST 2015

On Friday 19 June 2015 09:41:30 Agustin Lobo wrote:
> Very dangerous. I suggest that, in the future, all Albums be virtual.
> That is, initially you get Albums matching folders, but removing
> Albums should not
> imply removing folders. Removing folders should be done by using the OS. 
> should deal with managing its database only.
> Note that for most users (specially novice users) having Albums and
> Virtual Albums can be confusing,
> and they could easily think that they are removing a virtual Album
> while they are removing a folder... with its pictures.

Isn't that a design decision? And digikam went one way, you prefer 
another... Perhaps Darktable would be more to your taste.

And also, if Digikam 'deal[s] with managing its database only', how are you 
going to cull the images that are blurred, or just not good enough to keep?


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