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Date Posted: 06:36:52 03/27/02 Wed
Author: Michel
Subject: Re: Multi-threading Thumbnail Generation
In reply to: Dan Sox 's message, "Multi-threading Thumbnail Generation" on 00:14:09 03/27/02 Wed

Hi Dan,

That is a good idea. I have added it to the todo list. I will make this an option, because someone may want to create thumbnails within an existing thread.

Best regards,


>Just a thought, generating thumbnails is a time
>consuming process, best done in the background. Would
>it make sense to add an additional property(say,
>mutexname) to the thumbnail generator class.
>The calling class would create a mutex with that name.
>The thumbnail generator would use the mutex to protect
>the writing of the thumbnails to disk. This way, you
>could have the thumbnail generator creating thumbnails
>in the background and have the main program accessing
>the newly created thumbs.

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