star ratings problem when using sidecars

Phil philtuckey at
Mon Aug 8 13:05:59 BST 2016

On further investigation, I can't reproduce this behaviour on images 
which don't already have the problem. But somehow a number of my 
sidecars have become corrupted in the way I described.

On 08/08/16 20:50, Phil wrote:
> I have dk set to write metadata to xmp sidecars only.
> In 5.0.0 (on OSX) and 4.14.0 (ubuntu) I see the following behaviour:
> dk always writes the line
>    xmp:Rating="4"
> to the xmp sidecar, independently of the star rating of the image.
> Changing the star rating does not change this line.
> In contrast, the "acdsee:rating" and "MicrosoftPhoto:Rating" lines are
> set correctly.
> This messes up the star ratings if ever metadata is re-read from the
> image (sidecar).
> Does anyone else see the same thing?
> Thanks

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