Re: Speeding up thumbnail generation (like multi threaded). Thoughts please.

On Wed, 2009-09-30 at 18:01 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-09-30 at 17:51 +0100, Ross Burton wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-09-30 at 12:32 -0400, David Zeuthen wrote:
> > > (Btw, this infrastructure is not specific to the gphoto2:// GVfs
> > > backend; any GVfs backend can use it - say, a Flickr backend).
> > 
> > Bad example, downloading the original file (no seeking in HTTP) just to
> > extract the thumbnail would be pretty silly considering that Flickr
> > allows direct access to thumbnails (and other sizes) through its API. :)
> Got that wrong. David was talking about out-of-band thumbnails (gphoto2
> can export that data as an attribute of the file, without downloading
> the whole file). So you are in agreement...

Ah, right, gotcha.

Ross Burton                                 mail: ross burtonini com
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