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Re: lossless rotation in konqueror

Ken Irving wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 13, 2007 at 10:29:26AM -0500, H.S. wrote:
>> Nyizsnyik Ferenc wrote:
>>> On Mon, 12 Nov 2007 11:05:53 -0500
>>> "H.S." <hs.samix@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> When I rotate an image in Konqueror, is the rotation lossless?
>>>> I have a few gigs of photos which I cannot import as an album into my
>>>> digikam (not enough space in /home). So I am trying to see if I can
>>>> rotate the images in konqueror -- the images resize on a different
>>>> partition at present.
>>>> ->HS
>>> I use gthumb, and it claims that 90-degree rotation of jpegs is
>>> lossless. Since gthumb, digikam and konqueror all depend on libjpeg62,
>>> "a library for handling JPEG files", I assume they all rotate them
>>> lossless.
>> Anyway to confirm it?
> Maybe repeat the rotation back to the original orientation and diff the
> files?

Yes, I could do that. But I was look for some documentation where it is
specified that Konqueror does that. Couldn't find any, yet.


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