[KimDaBa] another feature request

MartinHöller martin at xss.co.at
Fri May 6 18:15:06 CEST 2005


On 06 May 2005, Eivind wrote:

> Suggestion:
> 
> 
> Currently:
> 
> xml-file is in $PICROOT/index.xml
> 
> thumbnail for $PICROOT/$PICDIR/$IMAGE is in 
> $PICROOT/$PICDIR/Thumbnails/$IMAGE 
> 
> How about making this configurable ? All one would need to do would be to 
> add a $CONFIGROOT that defaults to $PICROOT then the xml-file would go in:
> $CONFIGROOT/index.xml and the Thumbnails in $CONFIGROOT/$PICDIR/$IMAGE
> 
> Changing $CONFIGROOT to say $HOME/.kimdaba would allow kimdaba to work 
> perfectly with a read-only $PICROOT.

Sounds good to me.

The user could choose the behaviour in the configuration-dialog with
radio-buttons like this:

  index.xml location:  (o) $PICROOT  ( ) other: [textfield]
  thumbnail location:  ( ) $PICROOT  (o) other: [textfield]

> (yeah, I am fully aware Kimdaba ain't programmed in shell.)

Sounds like a nice project ;-) How could we do the GUI part then?

- martin

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