Rails Plugin Fix For attachment_fu/Kropper Scaling

I recently integrated Kropper into a RoR application. A fundamental flaw in the upload-save-crop-save process used by Kropper is that attachment_fu automatically scales down the image on first save


It's not actually broken.. just self signed. The public URL is..

Coincidentally, I gave a presentation yesterday night to the Phoenix
Rails group on this stuff: attachment_fu, Kropper,
attachment_fu_skip_resize, Rmagick, and what we're doing with it all
for the face-based searching the computation services behind
(upcoming) Mugr.com. Slides and audio links are available on my blog,

The audio is featured as Rubyology Podcast #48.