Thank you! You should also, certainly, chat with the darktable
developers (IRC?) before going too far. They've been clear in the
past that they don't want someone putting in lots of work on a
feature if they don't think it'll make it in, or make it in in the
initial form. I'd be curious as to their thoughts on how custom image
sorting could work...
On Mon, Apr 16, 2018, at 3:47 PM, Mario Lüder wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> thanks for your suggestion and your interest.
> To your suggestion
>> Perhaps a simpler version is best: sort order associated not with a
>> particular "collect images" filter but as another column in the
>> "images" table. This would cause less worry about a lengthy join and
>> indexing on a TEXT column in "custom_image_order". And once
>> "places|beach" is given a custom sequence, it will maintain that even
>> if the collection is further filtered. And somewhat maintain that
>> sequence for other collections which overlap it. This would also not
>> leave "ghost" custom image orders laying order when a tag or film
>> roll is deleted. On the other hand, it wouldn't allow for creating
>> tags "sequence|v1" and then "sequence|v2" with utterly different
> I like your idea to simplify it. So I will implement it that way.
> First a version without the tags.>
>> Worth updating https://redmine.darktable.org/issues/9641 with a note
>> of your progress/interest, to add to the record. Easier to search
>> redmine than the mailing list.>
> I'll check that.
> Thanks again and best regards,
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