as always, apple thinks they know what’s best for the user and keep him from adjust anything to its gusto… ever wondered why the photos you sync to your iphon/ipod are completely random and out of order? no matter about filenames or meta-information like exif? no way to sort them? grrrr
well, the filename doesn’t count (otherwise digikam would be a solution by batch-renaming your favorite pictures): no, it’s the file’s timestamp (to be precise, the timestamp of the last change)!!
here’s a neat script to adjust those timestamps so the photos get sorted by mapping an ascending order from the filenames to their respective timestamp: