tony at tonyspencer.com
Fri Feb 20 11:14:27 EST 2004
Thanks for the heads up on the resource usage Paul. Yeah, I plan on
generating thumbnails as a scheduled process in the wee hours of the morning
and caching them in flat files.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: internetworkers-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
> [mailto:internetworkers-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf
> Of Paul Smith
> Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 11:13 AM
> To: Internetworkers: http://www.ibiblio.org/internetworkers/
> Subject: Re: [internetworkers] ImageMagick
> Hey Tony,
> ImageMagick is awesome. :) As to the question of
> whether it's the best solution or not... well, that depends
> on what you're using it for, I guess. I've never had a
> problem with image quality using ImageMagick.
> I /can/ tell you that if you're doing this for the web,
> and you're planning on taking a bunch o' big image files and
> dynamically making a bunch 'o thumbnails at each page load,
> you're going to find that that's resource-intensive and slow
> whether you use ImageMagick or something else. You can still
> do it - but plan on building a way to cache the thumbs somehow.
> Paul Smith
> Foundry Zero
> On Feb 20, 2004, at 10:04 AM, Tony Spencer wrote:
> > Has anyone used the ImageMagick package to generate
> thumbnail images?
> > If
> > so, how is the quality of the image? I'm interested in
> finding out if
> > this is the best solution.
> > http://www.imagemagick.org/www/apis.html
> > T O N Y S P E N C E R
> > 305 Calvin Rd.
> > Raleigh, NC 27605
> > Phone: 919.834.6845
> > Mobile: 415.637.6481
> > tony at tonyspencer.com
> > ---
> > Come and play at the InterNetWorkers Web site!
> > http://www.ibiblio.org/internetworkers/
> > You are currently subscribed to InterNetWorkers mailing list To
> > unsubscribe visit
> > http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/internetworkers
> Come and play at the InterNetWorkers Web site!
> You are currently subscribed to InterNetWorkers mailing list
> To unsubscribe visit
More information about the InterNetWorkers