Proposed draft for the thumbnail D-Bus specification
alexl at redhat.com
Fri Oct 17 00:36:44 PDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-10-16 at 23:35 +0200, Philip Van Hoof wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-10-10 at 11:40 +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-10-10 at 11:26 +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2008-09-03 at 16:15 +0200, Philip Van Hoof wrote:
> > >
> > > For nautilus, what I do is queue all the thumbnailable files in the
> > > directory for thumbnailing, but then I prioritize the files that are
> > > currently visible. So, when you scroll all the newly showed files are
> > > pushed to the top of the queue. This seems much better than queueing
> > > just the visible files each time you scroll, as then the non-visible
> > > icons won't be thumbnailing in the background waiting for you to scroll.
> > Oh, and while talking about nautilus. I'm not sure this is very
> > interesting for us to use. I don't see any advantages with this compared
> > to what we already have (its the same, just via dbus), and it seems
> > limited in scope compared to what we eventually want (like larger
> > previews in a preview pane).
> What I was having in mind for Nautilus was not to be a consumer, but
> rather be a provider of the service.
> That way whenever a consumer would ask for a thumbnail, it would be
> Nautilus that would fulfill it.
I see what you mean, yeah that could make sense.
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