Shipping fspot instead of gthumb

Duncan Lithgow duncan at
Sat Jul 15 21:30:39 BST 2006

On Fri, 2006-07-14 at 17:55 -0700, Corey Burger wrote: 
> ship
> fspot in place of gthumb.
> Advantages:
> 1. Fspot has some nice features, like flickr integration, timelining and tags
Has anyone done a feature for feature comparison? 
> 2. Fspot is actively developed, gthumb is dead
Almost, some fixes and features turned up in the last cycle. 
> 3. Fspot is likely to become part of gnome (although not by the edgy
> cycle, as the author has not proposed it
So why not wait?

> Disadvantages:
> 1. Fspot brings in mono, with all that that implies. Mostly it is a space issue
> 2. Data migration from gthumb currently does not exist (although Larry
> Ewing, author of Fspot has said he has a patch and that should be in a
> stable version during the edgy cycle)
But surely that'll be childs play to do, if some one wants to /can do

> Thoughts?
1. Let the gnome crew make the call
2. Get it into the repos, so people can try it.


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