carpdjih at sp.zrz.tu-berlin.de
Mon Jun 10 16:28:22 BST 2002
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On Monday 10 June 2002 17:14, Simon MacMullen wrote:
> (1) When a thumbnail larger than the one in the JPEG is required (on a file
> dialog or the oh-so-popular tooltip), you don't get it.
> I'm sure this is fixable though, just fall back to the ImageCreator when
> you need a large one.
> (2) When the thumbnail in the JPEG is wrong, you get the wrong result.
> This could be a real problem. I certainly have lots of photos I've rotated
> using mogrify from ImageMagick (I think it's those, it might be the ones I
> rotated with Pixie Plus) and the thumbnail was never rotated, just saved
> back. I'm sure there are lots of other people out there in the same
> position. I know you could say: "your JPEGs are broken, fix them", but I
> have no idea how and I'm sure the normal users don't either.
One could argue that the program that changes the image should modify the exif
thumbnail as well. We might ship a tool that recreates them, but I'm not sure
if kfile-jpeg is currently capable of doing that.
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