On Mon, 2002-02-04 at 15:04, Sven Neumann wrote:
> > I just don't know how to handle the dependency on libexif(-gtk). You
> > know, libexif itself is quite small and could be included in gimp
> > (although I'd keep it separately), but libexif-gtk is getting bigger and
> > bigger as more widgets are added. Therefore my question: Is it ok to
> > introduce a (conditional --enable-exif) dependency on libexif(-gtk) for
> > gimp?
> if it solves our problems and works for non-JPEG images too, I don't
> see any problem in adding such a dependency to gimp-1.3.

EXIF information is specific to JPEG files. Therefore, editing and
storing EXIF information make sense with JPEG images only. Sure, you
could try to save/hide/convert it in other image formats, but this is
not the purpose of the EXIF specification.

I'll try to come up with something and ask again together with a patch.

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