new Thumbnail Managing Standard proposal

Jens Finke jens at
Mon Oct 11 08:36:53 EEST 2004

Hi Sven,

Sven Neumann wrote:
>>The major change is the addition of read-only 'local' thumbnail
>>repositories. For example a CD with images can include the
>>thumbnails for these images.
> I've got another remark...
> I wonder if the concept of failed thumbnails makes any sense for the
> local thumbnail repository?  I think it doesn't and the spec should
> perhaps mention that thumbnails in <dir>/.thumblocal/failed should not
> be created and should be ignored if they exist.

you are right, the failed thumbnail concept doesn't make sense here. In 
particular because its a per-program directory.



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