[Kde-imaging] libkipi release again

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at free.fr
Fri Oct 8 15:45:11 CEST 2004

Le vendredi 8 Octobre 2004 15:42, Renchi Raju a écrit :
> On Fri, 8 Oct 2004, Gilles Caulier wrote:
> > About my plugins :
> >
> > ==> CDArchiving -> Bugs to fix during beta.
> > ==> ImagesGallery -> Bugs to fix during beta.
> so are we releasing a beta release of kipi-plugins first? i thought the
> plan was to consolidate a list of stable plugins and make a stable release
> soon.

There are some small bugs (report by Jesper in Kimdaba). These can be fixed 
during the beta.

> > Important:  'DirOperations', 'GammaCalibration', 'WallPaper' ==> Really
> > need to have these plugins. These operations can be easily implemented in
> > the hosts. I hope to remove these plugins. Your viewpoints ?
> i'm ok with these plugins being remove. 'diroperations' assumes
> imagecollection is a directory, which makes it limited to some apps.
> and the functionality of 'gammacalibration' and 'wallpaper' might be
> redundant with existing functionality in kde.

OK. I will waiting the others contributors before to remove...

> > About the library, i have 2 points :
> >
> > ==> We can add a new virtual method in kipi interface when a new album is
> > added to the host' image collections (like in AcquireImages or
> > BatchProcessImages dialogs). This method will do nothing per default. In
> > Digikam this method can be used for to call the Albums properties dialog
> > for to set the Album collection, date, comments, etc.
> >
> > ==> Rename the 'AlbumsUseFirstImagePreview' to 'AlbumsUseImagePreview'
> > since Digikam can set a specific preview image for an Album (not
> > necessary the first image). We can add a new virtual method for to get
> > the image preview url used by the host. This method will do nothing per
> > default.
> i would like to have these deferred to a later release, if possible.

Ok for the second point, but the first point is very easy to do and i think we 
can implement this feature now...

Gilles Caulier

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