[RFC] Possible KView Maintainership

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Wed Oct 26 20:35:10 BST 2005

Clarence Dang wrote:
> On Tuesday 25 October 2005 03:16, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>>Matthias Kretz wrote:
>>>On Sunday 23 October 2005 00:14, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>>>>>>	Remove some features to make it less complicated -- target it as
>>>>>>	JUST the general purpose image viewer (users that want more
>>>>>>	features now have other choices).
>>>Yes, it's probably best to remove all image editing functionality. On the
>>>other hand I wrote it in a way that KView only provides the hooks for
>>>editing while the functionality all goes into KPart plugins.
>>>Which is an approach I really liked because you could have your
>>>lightweight image viewer, but if you just needed to crop, you didn't have
>>>to open Gimp (or Krita nowadays :-)). What would be really usefull
>>>though: add menu entries to open the image in an image editor...
>>Actually, KolourPaint will crop, but doesn't yet have the ability to
>>digitally adjust the selection (a needed feature).
> Do you mean modifying the selection border after you've specified one?

Yes, like crop in The GIMP.  The GIMP only does this for cropping, but I 
would like to be able to do it for any rectangular selection (something 
like XFig).


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