[digiKam-users] Web based interface (in PHP etc)

Tac Tacelosky tacman at gmail.com
Tue Apr 9 12:37:18 BST 2019

The thumbnails are stored in format that hardly anyone uses (blanking on
the name of it now).  In particular, there are no PHP libraries for reading
it, even integrating GD, the popular and powerful image manipulation

I wish there were an option for selecting the thumbnail format, which
included jpg and png (and the associated quality and size options).  Even
if the database were bigger, it would allow much easier access to the
thumbnails, without all the complications of re-creating thumbnails from
somewhere else.


On Mon, Apr 8, 2019 at 4:12 PM Daniel Fenn <danielx386 at gmail.com> wrote:

> To answer a question about if thumbnails can be extracted from a database,
> it depends on the format. Is it an jpg file or something like that?
> ------------------------------
> *From:* jdd at dodin.org
> *Sent:* Tuesday, 9 April 2019 5:38 am
> *To:* digikam-users at kde.org
> *Subject:* Re: [digiKam-users] Web based interface (in PHP etc)
> Le 08/04/2019 à 21:07, woenx a écrit :
> > Are we talking about the same piwigo?
> I don't know what you expect. I use Piwigo for a lot of time now, with
> success
> http://dodin.org/piwigo/index.php
> > serious rough edges that prevented normal usage, such as displaying any
> > directory that had special characters such as aphostrophes
> > (https://piwigo.org/bugs/view.php?id=3030).
> like any software it have syntax guidelines. I can use "?" in file names
> (linux), when Windows wont like them... nor piwigo. use "detox" and voilà
> http://www.dodin.org/wiki/pmwiki.php?n=Photo.GestionDesImages#toc8
> >
> > Apart from that, I personally prefer to write the metadata in the same
> > picture file instead of sidecar files
> the problem is syncing metadata to/from web/local. It's not possible to
> send or receive full image files only to sync metadata, when moving xml
> files is easy and cheap. This do not prevent writing also to the images,
> as I always do
> jdd
> --
> http://dodin.org
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