[KPhotoAlbum] KPhotoAlbum - mailing list and export suggestion with code

Robert Krawitz rlk at alum.mit.edu
Mon Nov 20 00:08:04 GMT 2017

On Sun, 19 Nov 2017 22:56:01 +0100, Samuel Kay wrote:
> Hi,
> Sorry to bother you directly, but I try to register to the KPhotoAlbum mailing list one week ago and I didn't get any confirmation message. I think the message I send to the mailing list were block because I am not registered.
> I wanted to suggest an improvement for the galleries exported by KPhotoAlbum. Here is my original message:
> I am using KPhotoAlbum since 2009. I really enjoy this software but I have been disappointed every time I try to share my galleries.
> I wanted something that keeps the tag and allow people I send the picture to browse the pictures by tag.
> In 2012, I produce a first website which did the job. It was based on MySQL and PHP, so no way to have a very simple deployment.
> Now I just produce a new version, in full Javascript. It can run locally or on a website, just copy past the good file and you are done.
> My work include :
> *    a script to export the KPhotoAlbum database to a JSON file.
> *    a website
> I am usign the Debian Stable version of KPhotoAlbum (Version 4.5) so you may have produce some improvement I didn't get. On my code, there are a lot of things to improve, but if you already have something better, I won't spend my time on it.
> Anyway if you are interested, here is a live demo : http://poivron-robotique.fr/Demo_KPA_export/
> My code is here : https://github.com/Keuronde/KPhotoAlbum_Export

Interesting idea, this.

One little suggestion would be that if you select multiple values in
one category that they should be or'ed rather than and'ed.  If you
select two people, most likely you're interested in photos with either
person rather than only photos with both.

Also, why export it to JSON, rather than just use the XML that already
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