[Shotwell] element spacing, tags and events
Peter DO Smith
pdo.smith at gmail.com
Tue Jul 13 14:24:59 PDT 2010
On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 9:29 PM, Chris Game <chrisgame at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Jul 2010, shotwell-request at lists.yorba.org wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 10:07:41 +0200
> > From: Peter DO Smith <pdo.smith at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Shotwell] element spacing, tags and events
> > Message-ID:
> > <AANLkTinlvNKCBYCiKaU6WPX3qkPX3TeGVHYVbAGw3Uds at mail.gmail.com>
> > Renaming the photo is not quite the same thing. There is also a
> > semantic problem here. I don't think we should confuse the terms 'file
> > name' with 'photo title'. Ideally we need two extra columns in
> > PhotoTable, photo_title and photo_description.
> Isn't this getting a little complicated? Is this a professional tool
> or one for amateur family snaps? I think the latter, and in this
> case ease of use is paramount.
I think you have chosen the two extremes of the spectrum - professional vs
amateur family snaps while my needs fall somewhere between the two. In that
respect I am probably like many other photographers. I don't know if Adam,
Jim et al have really defined the target audience. I am sure they have
something in mind and very likely it is an evolving target that takes into
account the user feedback from sources like this forum.
But I take your point that ease of use is important. All great programs
clothe richness of functionality with an elegant simplicity. Shotwell has
all the makings of such a program.
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