[digiKam-users] Digikam puts its "signature" in metadata even when no other changes - why?

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Sat Sep 22 15:30:26 BST 2018

Maik Qualmann <metzpinguin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok, interesting discussion. If I look at the definition of Exiv2:
> Exif.Image.ProcessingSoftware => The name and version of the software used to 
> post-process the picture.
> Would I understand it so that only with changes to the image data is a 
> software entry. So I would suggest that only the image editor sets the 
> software entries, but also the lossless JPEG rotation. Metadata changes write 
> no digiKam software entrys.
Yes, I think that would be my take on it too.  Something that changes
the metadata really shouldn't be leaving its 'fingerprint' behind.

Chris Green

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