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Use VipsScaler to scale JPGs on WMF wikis
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This is mostly a tracking bug.

Please report any issues with Vips and/or VipsScaler that block us from using it by default to scale JPGs (and mark them as blocking this bug).

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Severity: normal



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Normal.Nov 22 2014, 2:03 AM
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greg created this task.Jul 16 2013, 5:39 PM

Its unclear if there is actually any benefit here to changing the scalar for jpegs (unless bug 51275) as imagemagick already scales jpegs in mostly constant memory afaik.

Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from Untriaged to Backlog on the Multimedia board.Sep 4 2015, 6:30 PM
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Aklapper edited projects, added Epic; removed Tracking-Neverending.Apr 7 2019, 7:54 PM
hashar closed this task as Declined.Apr 8 2019, 8:57 AM

We looked at vipscaler a few years ago but we are no more interested in it as far as I can tell.