[KPhotoAlbum] Sorting by date

Robert Krawitz rlk at alum.mit.edu
Sun Jan 19 16:18:13 GMT 2014

I'm not sure just when this stopped working correctly (probably
between last spring and December), but sorting by date (and reading in
new photos) doesn't work right when multiple photos are taken in a
quick burst, such that all of the photos have the same modification
time rounded to the nearest second.  What happens is that the photos
which were all taken within that same second are in indeterminate

This is important when I'm photographing a sporting event with my 7D,
which is 8 fps.  It's disruptive when shots in a burst are out of

My suggestion is rather than just sort by date, to sort by date first
and then by full filename.  This will work if photographs are imported
in a way that preserves camera file naming, and is probably the best
we can do.

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