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From Christopher Blunck <ch...@thebluncks.com>
Subject Re: Is "writing IPTC" a priority?
Date Tue, 30 Sep 2008 01:52:59 GMT
Hi Charles,

Have you found any time to work on IPTC writing?


-c

On Aug 13, 2008, at 6:49 AM, Charles Matthew Chen wrote:

> Hi Christopher,
>
>   There's nothing really blocking my work on IPTC - just finding the
> time.  Thanks though.
>
>   The documentation could use a lot of work.  The things I was
> planing on doing myself are:
>
> - Exact list of what features, spec versions, modes, etc. are
> supported for each file format.
> - Comparison with other Java image libraries and description of why
> and when to use Sanselan.
> - More sample code.
> - Elaborating the FAQ.
>
> Charles
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 3:38 PM, Christopher Blunck
> <chris@thebluncks.com> wrote:
>> Ok cool.  I have other work I can do on my project.  I've got my code
>> pushing down to Sanselan to pull the IImageMetadata out of a rich  
>> byte[] and
>> I'm using the ExifRewriter to place the metadata into a naked byte[]
>> produced from JAI.  Once your IPTC writing code is done it should  
>> fall into
>> place.  :)
>>
>> Is there anything I can do to take some work off your plate?  That  
>> would
>> give you more time to focus on IPTC writing which would of course  
>> help me.
>> :)
>>
>> I was thinking about cleaning up the docs/website a bit.  There are  
>> a bunch
>> of broken links and whatnot...
>>
>>
>> -c
>>
>> On Aug 11, 2008, at 4:50 AM, Charles Matthew Chen wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Christopher,
>>>
>>> Thanks for your interest in the project.
>>>
>>> Writing (ie. removing, inserting and updating) IPTC to existing
>>> JPGs is under active development (by me).  I expect it to be checked
>>> in within the next 3 months at the very latest.
>>>
>>> The project doesn't have any formal established development
>>> priorities.  I'm personally working on IPTC support, as well as more
>>> granular control over reading and writing images, elaborating the  
>>> unit
>>> test suite, improving the documentation, etc.
>>>
>>> Thanks for getting involved.
>>>
>>> Charles
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 5:31 AM, Christopher Blunck
>>> <chris@thebluncks.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I just incorporated sanselan into my application and it works  
>>>> great for
>>>> enriching images with metadata from another file.  It's perfect for
>>>> situations where you have to resize an image but wish to preserve  
>>>> as much
>>>> of
>>>> the metadata as possible.  The one thing that's lacking is IPTC  
>>>> writing.
>>>> Sanselan is able to read the IPTC metadata but it can't write it  
>>>> back
>>>> out...
>>>>
>>>> I was just wondering ... is "writing IPTC" a priority for  
>>>> anyone?  If
>>>> not,
>>>> what are the other priorities?  I'm trying to figure out how long  
>>>> I'll
>>>> possibly have to wait for this feature and if it would be worth  
>>>> buying
>>>> into
>>>> a commercial project if I really need this feature for my  
>>>> application.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for the great work on Sanselan so far...  I plan on  
>>>> contributing
>>>> to
>>>> the documentation and what-not as much as I can.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -c
>>>>
>>>>
>>
>>


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