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exif

Introduction

exif is a BSD licensed binding to the libexif library. Please note that while this egg is BSD licensed the libexif lib is distributed under the LGPL.

Currently only read support is implemented in this binding.

Usage

(require-extension exif)

Requirements

foreigners

Documentation

tag-alist-from-file

(tag-alist-from-file FILENAME #!optional TAGLIST) procedure

Reads in the EXIF data from the file defined by the FILENAME string and returns the values of the tags in TAGLIST as associated list. If TAGFLIST is omitted a list of all known tags will be returned. Nonexistant tags will have #f as return value.

thumbnail->u8vector

(thumbnail->u8vector FILENAME) procedure

Reads the thumbnail from FILENAME and returns it as u8vector or #f if there isn't one.

Example

#;1> (tag-alist-from-file "img_3942.jpg" '(model make date-time))
((model . "Canon PowerShot G10") (make . "Canon") (date-time . "2010:08:20 20:38:18"))
#;2> (thumbnail->u8vector "img_3942.jpg")
#u8(255 216 255 219 0 132 0 9 6 6 8 6 5 9 ...

Author

Christian Kellermann

License

Copyright 2011 Christian Kellermann <ckeen@pestilenz.org>. All
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Version History

0.1
initial release
0.2
bugfix release
0.3
replace obsoleted null-pointer? predicate, no functionality changes
0.5
Add appropriate guard for the null-pointer? predicate
0.6
Return a list of all known tags when none are given

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