Review of the thumbnailer spec
jannis at xfce.org
Thu May 14 19:04:29 PDT 2009
On Fri, 15 May 2009 04:00:22 +0200
Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org> wrote:
> The main purpose of the org.freedestop.thumbnailer.Generic interface
> is to provide methods for requesting thumbnails for files. In addition
> it gives applications control over the request processing (e.g. via
> the Queue and Unqueue methods).
> In theory, this should completely hide how thumbnails are stored. For
> instance, it doesn't really matter whether a cache is used or not. It
> doesn't even matter where the thumbnails are stored.
> However, the interface has a number of methods related to modify the
> thumbnail cache specified in the thumbnail managing spec .
Here's the footnote I forgot (of course). I guess most of you are more
or less aware of that spec anyway, but here it is for the sake of
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