[KimDaBa] What about EXIF headers?

Jesper K. Pedersen blackie at kde.org
Thu Dec 4 08:39:10 GMT 2003

Jody Harris <havoc at harrisdev.com> writes:

| I downloaded kimdaba this afternoon (after seeing a note about it on LWN),
| and I'm really thrilled about it!
| There is one thing that would, I believe, really enhance it -- EXIF
| handling.
This will be in the next version, to be release January. If you prefer
snapshots, try and get back in 2 weeks and it should be there.

| I shoot a Canon 10D.  Like most modern digicams, it stores extensive data
| in the EXIF headers.  Much of the information is proprietary, but most of
| the good stuff follows the EXIF standard.  Most critically, date and time.
| Since the timestamps on my images never match the creation time, getting
| this info from the EXIF headers would be invaluable.

| Unfortunately, I'm a photographer and a Perl hack.  I do know that there
| are C libraries for harvesting info from the EXIF headers, though. Also,
| ImageMagick does a good job of extracting that info.  ImageMagick is
| installed by default on most modern Linux distros that I'm aware of.
| Just thoughts.
| I really hope I can be an asset on this list and not just a pain.
Actually you can.
I'm very curious of what lvn writes, but it obviously requires
subscription. Could you please mail me the information.

Kind Regards

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