image viewers: a different approach

Benjamin Meyer ben at
Wed Oct 26 14:43:12 BST 2005

On Wednesday 26 October 2005 7:41 am, Michael Olbrich wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been following the discussion on KView and I think we need to
> take a step back. Focusing on individual applications will only result
> in chaos.
> The first step would be to look at the different tasks we want to
> accomplish. For me there are 4:
> 1. basic viewer. For links on webpages, emails and individual local
> images.
> Features: fast, incremental loading, zoom. Maybe scrolling by dragging.
> This is probably somewhere between khtmlimage and KView.
> 2. Enhanced viewer. For image folders (photos). Basic manipulation.
> Features: previews, step through images, rotate (and save), exif
> manipulation.
> Most of the current viewers fit more or less in this category.

What ever happened to the all in one basic viewer that can view images, pdf's, 

-Benjamin Meyer

aka icefox
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