[pcductape] Re: Question about Photo program.

  • From: "Ray Spitz" <rspitz8207@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 00:35:59 -0400

Sandi, hi

Thanks for the resonse.
It's that "sharing" part that has me concerned.
I can already do all the other things that you mentioned; email, slide show,
pix-formats, etc.
There is no MDAC file currently found on my system. I did find an old text
file in the "common" folder dated 1999 that seems to relate MDAC to SQL &
FOXPRO data base pgms (mostly incomprehensible to me ).
This Photo pgm looked interesting to me, and I do download lots of freeware
just to see what they can do, but I think I'll pass on this one.

By the way, what is that 46-byte tp-1.gif attachment on your email ?.
I can't tell what the image is in irfan-view.

thanks again,                    Ray Spitz

----- Original Message -----
From: Huntress <sanneumann@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, April 11, 2004 6:05 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Question about Photo program.

| Judging from what I found it sounds like you need the MSDAC for uploading
| and emailing and sharing...............
|       · Import the most popular image file formats (JPEG, BMP, PNG, PSD,
|      without LZW compression)
|       · Share picture thumbnails via Email (sized up to 200 x 200 pixels)
|       · Print images in preset standard sizes
|       · Automatically created web galleries (based on a preset layout
| template)
|       · Upload web galleries to the Internet
|       · Turn your PC into a slide projector
|       · Exchange images and their properties in .SLI format only
| ----- Original Message -----
| From: "Ray Spitz" <rspitz8207@xxxxxxxxxx>
| | Hi All,
| |
| | This is just a question as opposed to an actual problem. I downloaded a
| free
| | 32MB photo edit program ie: "Studio Line Photo Basic". The
| | requires me to download and install Microsoft MDAC v-2.8 (Microsoft Data
| | Access Components ie; MDAC). Microsoft describes this as a type of
| | pgm". None of my other photo programs require this file.
| | I have not installed any of this stuff yet. At this point I don't plan
| | either.
| | I don't want a server facility on my computer. I am, however, curious
| about
| | the intent of the photo-pgm supplier. Is this "malware"? Am I being
| paranoid
| | again ?
| |
| | best regards to all,               Ray Spitz
| |

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