2008/9/13 Cedric BAIL <cedric.bail@...>:
> On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 9:47 PM, Hendrik Siedelmann
> <hendrik.siedelmann@...> wrote:
>> 2008/9/12 Nick Hughart <mekius@...>:
>>> Stephen Houston wrote:
>>>> Jpeg thumbnails work.. ephoto also uses ewl/epsilon and does thumbnails.
>>>> Epsilon thumbnails any image type that evas supports afaik.
>>> He means the thumbnails themselves are png files if I'm interpreting it
>>> correctly. Of course it can thumbnail anything, but since epsilon follows
>>> the fdo specification I believe it is only allowed to output the thumbnails
>>> themselves in png format. I may be wrong, but I seem to recall someone else
>>> bringing this up at some point.
>> Yes I meant creating the thumbnail in jpeg format, png is too large
>> and too slow.
> Putting the thumbnail in eet would be a good choice imho. You will
> have the benefit of jpeg compression with the alpha channel support
> and a packed file format.
Alpha channel would be nice, and a you propose putting the eet in the
directory of the images? That would on one hand make the thumbnails
portabel, on the other its pretty annoying to have cached information
all over the place, you'd need a extra cleaning program to remove the
And you need some fallback if you can't write to the directory. Also
don't the eet file needs to get rewritten whenever you append a