Enhancement Request

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AllenCK
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Enhancement Request

Postby AllenCK » Thu Mar 25, 2010 2:30 am

Would it be possible to add the EXIF properties tag (306 /0x132) Original Date to JPG images created by the motion detector? That way, the file could be renames or copied without losing the date and time that the image was captured.

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Postby z3r0c00l12 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 2:07 pm

I'm sure this would be possible, I don't know how long it would take to code that though so I can't say if Malun would be willing to do it unless it's a very simple task. I'll add it to the list so but can't tell you if it's gonna be accepted or not.

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Postby malun » Sun Jan 30, 2011 5:23 pm

I'll add the suggestion to the todo-list but I'm afraid it will get a rather low priority.

There is no native way of writing exif data in java, so to add this I will have to do a lot of coding. There are some external libraries I can make use of instead, but some of them has quite poor performance. So I'm afraid adding exif data could have a bad performance impact.

In other words, this would take some time of investigating and testing...

/malun


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