[KimDaBa] Re: digikamtags:/

Jesper K. Pedersen blackie at kde.org
Wed Jan 19 14:21:56 GMT 2005

Could you please explain to me what is digikamtags? My guess is that it is a 
KIO slave, or?
And how would that perlscript of your help me? Will it export a kimdaba 
database to a digikam database or?


On Wednesday 19 January 2005 15:07, Jean-Michel FAYARD wrote:
| Following on the digikam export
| The good news is that once again, insomnia has helped Open Source, my
| new script is much better, it doesn't take a while to blindly dump the
| digikam.db file, but update just what is needed and in both ways
| (although in the way digikam.db => Kimdaba, it currently only prints
| on stdout the new tags found)
| The better news is that it'not only about digikam anymore, but about
| KDE integration : digikam use a KIO protocol for his tags (
| digikamtags:/ )
| and that protocol doesn't need digikam for that, just sqlite[1] and
| the kio_digikamtags slave. Just what you hoped to do, except that it
| works NOW
| and is fast since it doesn't have to do as many things as Kimdaba at
| startup (load all the QT/kde libraries, check for new pictures, check if
| existings pictures
| still exists, ...). The only drawback is that the database will not be
| only 98% actual, but that doesn't matter because the database doesn't
| change, and the 2% missing are in one or two directories where you
| just uploaded new files.
| So I hope to see a "Maintenance -> Synchronize with KDE Image
| Database" version of my (new) perl script. KimDaBa could become really
| the KDE Image Database : two apps which can read/write the database,
| only ONE protocol (As a user I would hate to have digikamtags:/ and
| kimdabatags:/) , and many apps that can benefit from it :
| http://www.stud.uni-karlsruhe.de/~upaxe/temp/kimdaba-digikamtags-desktop-al
| http://www.stud.uni-karlsruhe.de/~upaxe/temp/kimdaba-digikamtags-gwenviewdo
| http://www.stud.uni-karlsruhe.de/~upaxe/temp/kimdaba-digikamtags-konqueror.
|png http://www.stud.uni-karlsruhe.de/~upaxe/temp/kimdaba-digikamtags.png
| http://www.stud.uni-karlsruhe.de/~upaxe/temp/kimdaba-digikamtags2.png
| http://www.stud.uni-karlsruhe.de/~upaxe/temp/kimdaba-dikamtags-kuickshow.pn
| [1] SQLITE http://www.sqlite.org/
| http://www.sqlite.org/sqlite.html

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