Ristretto 1.0 - Functional Requirements (1/3)

Stephan Arts stephan at xfce.org
Sun Jul 5 10:56:06 CEST 2009

On Sun, Jul 5, 2009 at 9:49 AM, Auke Kok<auke at foo-projects.org> wrote:
> Mike Massonnet wrote:
>> Saving the rotation is something useful indeed. Rstto should ask if the
>> image must be saved with a checkbox "don't ask again". The less casual
>> "editings" are Resize and Cropping. Btw, I wonder if it is possible to save
>> the rotation with Exif instead of overwritting the jpeg with another quality
>> and size.
> this is the preferred method - you don't touch the original data and
> basically "correct" the exif rotation field instead (and then redisplay
> using that value).
> anything else is a bitmap edit and IMO ristretto should not do - that is
> what image manipulation programs are for...

I agree on this one. I don't want to touch the bitmap with ristretto,
other apps like the gimp are much more suitable for this purpose. That
is the reason current versions of ristretto have an open-with menu,
and listen for filesystem-changes.


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