[KimDaBa] KimDaBa snapshot available
Jesper K. Pedersen
blackie at blackie.dk
Fri Dec 30 08:26:55 GMT 2005
On Friday 30 December 2005 01:25, jedd wrote:
| On Fri, 30 Dec 2005 05:36 am, Jesper K. Pedersen wrote:
| ] Thumbnails are now stored in the ~/.thumbnails directory, so if you want
| all ] of them to be deleted, simply rm -rf ~/.thumbnails
| I haven't had a look at the new snapshot, so in the context of
| someone who's commenting based on other people's comments ...
| When the ~/.thumbnails directory is created, are the old ThumbNails
| sub-dirs (I've got a heck of a lot of these scattered under ~/private/
| pictures/ -- about 355 of them in fact) removed? Or do I have to
| remove them manually (or ignore their presence)?
There is a menu entry "Maintanence -> remove all KimDaBa 2.1 thumbnails" that
allows you to clean those up.
| I echo Robert's (?) question -- do other apps conflict with the
| ~/.thumbnails subdir? I frequently use gqview to sort through
| photos (culling them, etc) before cranking up KimDaBa and registering
| the new pics in the database.
conflict in what way? The ~/.thumbnail is a standard for sharing thumbails
that kimdaba now follows. This means that once you have created thumbnails
from kimdaba, you may shared them with say gimp.
| With EXIF information -- this is pretty exciting, and I'm hoping
| that people with better knowledge about the IPTC (?) stuff can
| give you some good insight. I'm not fussed too much about the
| fields used (so long as they're human readable, anything should
| be able to access them and/or modify them to suit another app's
| preferences). My only question / concern is about how it'll handle
| formats that don't have EXIF. A while ago I was scanning all my
| old APS photos in to PNG - because I didn't want the lossiness of
| JPG, and I did want the openness and decent compression of PNG,
| it was just a shame that it wasn't until I'd done about 35 rolls of
| old prints that I found out PNG doesn't support EXIF. Flippin' heck.
There is really no much I can do there are there? I will still keep the info
in the database if that is your concern, so things will work just as well as
it does today.
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