[KPhotoAlbum] InvalidCharsetId?

Mark Eichin eichin at gmail.com
Fri May 16 21:55:52 BST 2008

On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 7:25 AM, Jan Kundrát <jkt at gentoo.org> wrote:
> Mark Eichin wrote:
>> Turning off that part of metadata sync actually did fix the problem,
>> so it probably was exif-reading.
> That string really comes from EXIF. Have you used some third-party
> application to edit image metadata? It's possible that it used a
> non-standard encoding.

Nope, images are straight off of an Olympus SP-550UZ, via usb-storage
and rsync.  (I do plan to experiment with an ATP Picture Tracker, but
only after I see what impact it has on the other exif data...)

>> However, that brings up another question - from the menus, it looks
>> like the default is actually to *write* back to the jpgs?  Looking at
>> my actual files it doesn't appear to have done so, but the settings
>> pane for it seemed to imply that...
> Nope, the default is "it writes to your files if and only if you select
> the Maintenance -> Write Metadata menu item". The KPhotoAlbum motto "I
> won't write to your files unless you ask me to do so" still holds.

Whew :-)  I'd thought that still held, but didn't notice the other
place to actually cause it to write.  (Hmm, I've been using kpa since
it was kimdaba, maybe it's time to read the manual again :-)

> Cheers,
> -jkt
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