[KPhotoAlbum] More patches

Robert Krawitz rlk at alum.mit.edu
Tue Sep 8 19:41:34 CEST 2015


On Tue, 08 Sep 2015 19:09:15 +0200, Johannes Zarl-Zierl wrote:
> On Monday 07 September 2015 17:15:14 Robert Krawitz wrote:
>> > This one really is a special case.
>> > 
>> >> For random non-interpreted values, I'd prefer, say '(1234)' over 'Generic
>> >> lens', because it allows diagnostic (i.e. it gives enough information so
>> >> that an informed used can file a bug with exiv2).
>> >> 
>> >> How about we replace '(65535)' with 'Generic/unknown' and add the focal
>> >> length information to all non-interpreted values?
>> >> 
>> >> I.e.:
>> >> '(65535)' -> 'Generic/unknown 30-50 mm'
>> >> '(1234)' -> '(1234) 30-50 mm'
>> > 
>> > That's an excellent idea.
>> 
>> Any update on this?
>
> Sorry for not getting back to you sooner.
>
> After our last email exchange I looked into it briefly, but without immediate results. Basically my problem was: in order to get the generic lens info, we need to take into account the camera make. Currently, there's only the canon hack which takes the info from Exif.CanonCs.Lens.
> On other camera makes we would have to identify appropriate fields (and I was too lazy/busy to get my hands dirty with that).

Or simply look at something ending in .Lens.
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