thumbnail mtime, ctime

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue Apr 1 14:30:35 PDT 2008

Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak wrote:
>> You are correct about this. But in my opinion the consequence of this
>> should be another change of the spec. It should be rephrased to say
>> that the empty PNG file should only be created if thumbnail generation
>> failed even though the file was opened successfully. It seems wrong to
>> me to save a failure PNG only because the file cannot be accessed. And
>> it would be relatively easy to change the implementations accordingly.
>As a follow-up, Nautilus and gThumb have been patched to skip
>thumbnailing entirely on files with insufficient read permissions, so no
>failed thumbnail is read or written.
>Now... is anyone in a position to modify the thumbnailing spec? Or is it

Can we also get it a decent home, instead of in someone's public_html?

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