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From "Paul Hartmann (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (IMAGING-144) TiffOutputSet.setGPSInDegrees should make sure, GPSVersionID is set
Date Sun, 11 Jan 2015 00:19:34 GMT


Paul Hartmann updated IMAGING-144:
    Attachment: add-exif-gps-version.patch

Here is a patch that adds the GPSVersionID tag. The value is, corresponding to the
latest version of the EXIF standard.

> TiffOutputSet.setGPSInDegrees should make sure, GPSVersionID is set
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: IMAGING-144
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons Imaging
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Format: TIFF
>    Affects Versions: 1.x
>            Reporter: Paul Hartmann
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: Patch Needed
>         Attachments: add-exif-gps-version.patch
> According to the EXIF specification, the field GPSVersionID is mandatory when any gps
information is present.
> TiffOutputSet.setGPSInDegrees is a convenience method to set the location of the image.
It should make sure, that the field GPSVersionID is set. Otherwise the resulting meta info
will be invalid and some tools fail to read the location.
> See for the original user report.

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