Shipping fspot instead of gthumb

Lionel Dricot zeploum at
Mon Jul 17 08:51:23 BST 2006

> I'm not sure what advantages gthumb has over f-spot besides the mono thing.

Well, to make it clear : for me gthumb and eog are like Totem. F-spot
is like Rhythmbox. Both are for different use cases.

It can be a good idea to ship f-spot by default like we are shipping
RB : as an available tool in the menu.

But when you double-click on a picture somewhere, it must open Gthumb,
not F-Spot. (like it must open Totem)

For me, eog and gthumb are quite the same but I've seen that, for most
users, brightness/contrast/croping/resizing is considered as an
"everyday tool" and you use them the first time you are browsing your
pictures. That's the only reason why I recommend gThumb instead of

I know that it makes no sens to have functions to modify a picture in
a "picture viewer" but people are expecting this and need this. And we
want to ship something that people like and find useful, not something
that makes sense for our geeky minds ;-)

Of course, this is only my point of view in the debate

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