[Box Backup] I have the fear....
Fri, 16 Mar 2007 13:59:02 -0400
> Ben Bennett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 04:52:51PM +0100, Wolfgang Trexler wrote:
> >> For all my Image files (JPG files from Digicam) I run the utility=20
> >> "jhead -ft" (Sets the file's system time stamp to what is=20
> stored in=20
> >> the Exif
> >> header.) after I changed an image (for example for red-eye=20
> >> to make sure that the timestamp of the file is still the=20
> date/time of=20
> >> the creation of the picture.
> >> I suppose that this is a common scenario for image files,
> > It seems like a sane thing to do.
> I happen to disagree, IMHO it constitutes abuse of the=20
> modification time. However, it does appear to be a common=20
> thing people do :(
> The best way of getting time ordering for photos is to put=20
> the time in the filename using something like:
> jhead -n%Y%m%d-%H%M%S *.jpg
Or better yet, don't mess with the file names or timestamps at all and =
use a decent photo management application that displays, searches, and =
sorts based on exif information for you. Picasa, iPhoto, etc.
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