new Thumbnail Managing Standard proposal

Olivier lists at
Wed Oct 6 18:20:00 EEST 2004

On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 04:22:32PM +0200, Sven Neumann wrote:

> I am not 100% certain if I interpret this paragraph correctly:
>    The filename of the thumbnail is the md5sum of the filename part of
>    the URI. Because the URI is possibly not constant, only the
>    filename part of the URI should be used, no directory parts.
> So, let's say I have this CD in /cdrom and it has a folder called
> "Pictures" that contains an image called "image001.jpg". The local
> thumbnail would be searched in /cdrom/Pictures/.thumblocal then and I
> should look for a thumbnail that matches the URI "file:image001.jpg"?
> Is that correct?

'only the filename part should be used', so the md5sum of 'image001.jpg'

> I am also not sure if the spec is clear about what should be used for
> "Thumb::URI" in the case of local thumbnails. That would probably also
> be "file:image001.jpg" then, right?

again without the 'file:'

should I provide an example in the spec?


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