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From Damjan Jovanovic <damjan....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [sanselan] EXIF_TAG_MODIFY_DATE removed from new imaging package?
Date Thu, 26 Apr 2012 04:02:10 GMT
On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 10:30 PM, Gary Lucas <gwlucas@sonalysts.com> wrote:
> I'm taking a stab at transitioning from Sanselan to the new Apache Imaging.   One thing
I've noticed is that one of the EXIF tags my existing software uses seems to have been removed
from imaging:
>
>  public static final TagInfo EXIF_TAG_MODIFY_DATE = new TagInfo(
>            "Modify Date", 0x0132, FIELD_TYPE_ASCII, 1, EXIF_DIRECTORY_IFD0);
>
>
> I'm not familiar with the details behind this tag.   Was it removed because it is obsolete
or non-standard?    An oversight?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Gary

One of the recent changes was deduplication of TIFF tags, and grouping
of tags by specification.

Tag 0x0132 is defined in the TIFF6 specification, so it is now under
TiffTagConstants, and known as TIFF_TAG_DATE_TIME.

Also I am considering replacing the EXIF_ prefix with TIFF_ for all tags.

Damjan

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