On Feb 7, 2014, at 7:35 AM, Vincent van Ravesteijn <v...@lyx.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 4:31 AM, Andrew Keller <and...@kellerfarm.com> wrote:
>> I recently used Git to archive a set of scanned photos, and I used gitweb to
>> provide access to them. Overall, everything worked well, but I found it
>> undesirable that I had to zoom out in my browser on every photo to see the
>> whole photo. In the spirit of making the default behavior the most likely
>> correct behavior, this patch seems to be a good idea.
>> However, I'm not an expert on the use cases of gitweb. In order for the
>> maximum size constraints to take effect, the image would have to be at least
>> the size of the web browser window (minus a handful of pixels), so the
>> affected images are usually going to be pretty big. Are there any common
>> use cases for displaying a large image without scaling (and hence, with
> It sounds like your usecase is exactly what camlistore.org tries to achieve.
With that said, I don't think it's unreasonable for a software project to
contain images larger than a browser window. And, when that happens, I'm
pretty confident that the default behavior should be to scale the image down so
the user can see the whole thing.
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