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Re: [opensuse] apache 2.4 performance issue / processwire.
On 06/08/2016 01:24 PM, Carlos E. R. wrote:
On 2016-06-08 16:23, Anton Aylward wrote:
On 06/08/2016 08:50 AM, Carlos E. R. wrote:

No, gimp is the perfect tool to convert to jpeg (I didn't say gif).

Why? Because you can move the quality slider from 1 to 100 and watch the
result dynamically, instantly, and decide how much quality you want to
sacrifice. No other tool allows this.

I think that is wrong-headed.

The 'master copy' (or 'reference copy' if you like) of an image should
be the best you can.
What gets sent out, what gets displayed, is the matter of choice.

Which gets back to, as I said, grabbing the source rather than a
screen-scraping.

Certainly the CMS tools I use let me upload the highest quality I can,
then use ImageMagick to produce a thumbnail for the pick list, and
optionally let you pre-scale/compress/convert the source to the size/format


Try 'convert' from the ImageMagick package.

Not if you want to make the informed quality decision.

'convert' has a "quality value" option to set how much compression to
use ... or not. Along with many other options to flatted, enhance, and
generally and do all manner of pixel-level manipulation. RTFM.

It also lets you overlay text, positioned where you want, in the font
you want with the letter and word spacing and kerning you want.

All eminently scriptable by us poor benighted shell programmers :-)


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