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From "Luciano Resende" <>
Subject Re: Sanselan
Date Tue, 15 Jul 2008 21:09:13 GMT
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 10:49 AM, Angela Cymbalak
<> wrote:
> Interesting, this was on my To Do list for today. :-)
> It looks like Sanselan will handle most of the reading of the EXIF metadata
> that we would need to expose for searching.  It appears that it already will
> read all of the EXIF and IPTC metadata.  I'm confused by some of what it
> says on the page for the project about not being able to read a JPEG file
> but it can read the JPEG metadata.  A question for their dev list, no doubt.
> However, for our purposes, Sanselan appears to give us everything we need to
> fill in the information in the repository.  I believe we will need to copy
> the information out of the image and into nodes within the JCR.  That way we
> will be able to use the JCR querys to search the data.
> And, joining with each other to help grow the communities would be a good
> idea.  That seems like it is going to be the trickiest part to this.

I think the idea is to join Sanselan as users or contributors, but not
necessary joining with each other in the sense of combining the

> Angie
> At 12:36 PM 7/14/2008, Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>> Would folks please take a look at Sanselan (Java classes for reading and
>> writing images, also in the Incubator) to see how the gallery project
>> might
>> make use of it? Sanselan could use help in growing its community, and I
>> believe that the gallery project could make use of Sanselan, e.g., format
>> conversion and meta-data handling).
>>        --- Noel
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Luciano Resende
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