[Shotwell] Shotwell 0.11: Call for testing - TAGS!
pt at traversin.org
Tue Aug 30 07:49:56 PDT 2011
On 30 August 2011 16:09, Adam Dingle <adam at yorba.org> wrote:
> On 08/30/2011 04:36 PM, pt wrote:
>>>> I'd like to have the possibility of 'dummy tags' like below, or the
>>>> possibility of tagging only a part of the branch, not the full branch.
>>>> It is mostly a matter of organisation.
>>> You can certainly tag only a part of the branch, not the full branch, in
>>> Shotwell today. For example, if you have a tag 'friends' and a subtag
>>> 'dave', you can apply just 'friends' to a photo.
>> Actually I'd like to have the opposite behaviour as well: if I tag
>> just 'dave' I don't want it to drag along 'friends'. Is it like that
> Today, if there is a hierarchical tag "friends/dave" and you tag a photo
> with "dave" then Shotwell will always consider the photo to be tagged with
> "friends" as well.
OK. So I get it is not true that 'You can certainly tag only a part of
the branch, not the full branch, in Shotwell today'.
> It sounds like what you might want is a preference which tells Shotwell to
> export only terminal (leaf) tags, not parent tags. Would this be good
Not exactly: what I would like (but I don't really know how many users
are in my situation i.e. many tags organised in a rather complex tags
tree) is Shotwell exporting only the tags I *explicitly* assign. At
least in the flat list (Xmp.dc.subject), maintaining correctly as per
the mwg guidelines the complete tags structure only in the
hierarchical tags fields (Xmp.digiKam.TagsList and
In effect, the mwg guidelines explain the exact behaviour I'd expect.
[check http://www.metadataworkinggroup.org/pdf/mwg_guidance.pdf page 64]
I don't really know if this solution can be implemented, I don't know
the interferences with exiv2 and exiftool and so on.
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