[KPhotoAlbum] [KPhotoAlbum 3.1.0-rc1 - IPTC-export / JAlbum

Jan Kundrát jkt at gentoo.org
Sat Oct 13 03:36:48 CEST 2007

Jan Kundrát wrote:
>> Warning: IFD0 tag 0x010e has invalid Exif type 11; using 7 (undefined).
> Interesting. This means that exiv2 wrote the Exif.Image.ImageDescription
> in some kind of unsupported format. I'm guessing here, but if the number
> corresponds to the TypeId enum that is defined at libexiv2's
> src/types.hpp, the library doesn't like "string" as ImageDescription and
> expects "asciiString". Indeed, according to ImageDescription's
> specification, it is expected to be plain ASCII.
> We shouldn't let user write invalid metadata, but I somehow think that
> libexiv2 shouldn't let us do it, either. It should be its job to keep
> track of what data types are acceptable in various fields...
> Unless I'm mistaken, I use the operator=(std::string) of Exifdatum class
> which in turn calls setValue(std::string). It is its fault that it
> creates "string" instead of "asciiString", IMHO. Reported [1].

Bug filed [1]. Martin, could you please read that report and (if you
still have them) send originals of those images to ahuggel?

[1] http://dev.robotbattle.com/bugs/view.php?id=530


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