How to Organize Photo Collection with FOSS

Blake Barnett shadoi at
Thu Nov 2 15:14:57 MST 2006

On Nov 2, 2006, at 2:05 PM, Grant Robinson wrote:

> On Nov 2, 2006, at 2:44 PM, Grant Shipley wrote:
>> On 11/2/06, Hill, Greg <grhill at> wrote:
>>> location (at least it used to, it may not any more).  Once you  
>>> import,
>>> you can no longer directly access your files in the filesystem  
>>> (they're
>>> all 0 bytes).  Of course, she may have done something to cause  
>>> this, but
>>> all she knows she did was upgrade it.
>> If only you could look at the source to find out.
> I always find this to be a funny statement.  Looking at the source  
> code would take WAY more time then just looking at the filesystem.   
> Unless you are a contributing member of the project, looking at the  
> source code of just about anything can be an excercise in  
> frustration.  Don't believe me?  Then go find the place in KHTML  
> where popup windows are created by the javascript interpreter.  In  
> this case, original photos are stored at:
> ~/Pictures/iPhoto Library/Originals
> Inside of that folder, they are arranged by year, and then by roll.
> I think the real question is, why so much animosity?
> Seriously, pal, did Steve Jobs run off with your girlfriend or  
> something? :)

I think technology advocacy deserves a section here.  :)


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