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Re: Roadmap to 1.0

Subject: Re: Roadmap to 1.0
From: haveaguess
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 11:01:04 -0700 PDT
This happened to me ALL MY PRECIOUS VIDEOS DELETED :(


David Collett-2 wrote:
> 
> I vote +1 rudimentary video support for 1.0 :)
> 
> For example:
> 
> 1. import videos to import dir
> 2. generate and display thumbnail in place of video (or use thumbnail
> generated by camera if present)
> 3. allow launch of external program (via right-click menu)
> 
> Besides the obvious convenience of supporting videos, it would also
> fix a fairly serious potential data loss issue for some users. I have
> found that I sometimes connect my camera, import using f-spot, and
> then deleted everything from the camera to find that I have
> inadvertently deleted any videos I made because they weren't imported
> :(
> 
> Dave
> 
> On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 2:56 AM, Michael Wayne Goodman
> <goodman.m.w@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> G'day,
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 6:51 PM, Stephane Delcroix
>> <stephane@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hey folks,
>>>
>>>        You may or may not know that we plan to tag the next big release
>>> as
>>> 1.0. This will address the recurrent question of "is f-spot stable
>>> enough to manage my library ?".
>>>
>>>        There's some task pending to get there though:
>>>
>>> Major Coding Tasks:
>>> - rework the import process and dialogs
>>
>> A while ago I wrote a patch to allow customization of the directory
>> structure of imported items, which Alessio Gaeta graciously updated.
>> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=329040
>>
>> Is such behavior (if not this patch) going to be included in the
>> import process? While the patch I wrote did not have this, ideally the
>> location set in the preferences dialog would be the default, while in
>> the import dialog one could choose a one-time-use location if they
>> wanted.
>>
>> While we're at it, there's the video-import patch that me and Silvano
>> have put a bit of work into, although it might not cleanly apply now:
>> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=166038  Any chance of this
>> making it in?
>>
>>> - move to gio, make others gnome dependencies optional
>>> - fix the time and timezone issues
>>>
>>> Major Testing Tasks:
>>> - test the pre-releases on real collections
>>>
>>> Other Non-Coding Tasks:
>>> - refresh the website appearence AND content
>>> - propose logo replacement/logo refinement
>>> - spread the word about it, speak about it in your local linux conf
>>>
>>>
>>>        Even if this list looks quite short, I won't be able to complete
>>> it all
>>> by myself in a timely fashion. So, if you were planning to contribute to
>>> f-spot in one way or another, this is the right moment to step in.
>>>
>>>        I will take care of the 3 aforementioned coding tasks. What are
>>> YOUR
>>> plan to make 1.0 happen ?
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Stephane
>>>
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>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> -Michael Wayne Goodman
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