[Clipart] clipart Digest, Vol 43, Issue 17
jon at rejon.org
Fri Oct 26 15:55:49 PDT 2007
On Thu, 2007-10-25 at 13:46 +0000, Frederik Elwert wrote:
> Hey John,
> Am Donnerstag, den 25.10.2007, 06:13 -0700 schrieb John Olsen:
> > Excuse my non-geekness, but where would I install this UserScript?
> If you use Opera, you can put it in any folder and specify that in the
> For Firefox, you need the Greasemonkey extension. Once that is
> installed, it recognizes UserScripts (with the user.js-extension) and
> asks you to install it. Pretty simple.
> I'll see if I can modify the script to drop the jquery dependency, it
> was merely a coding aid and might disturb some other websites. So you
> might want to activate Greasemonkey for the moment only while you're on
> openclipart.org via the mokey icon in the lower right corner.
> > Sadly, I am very GUI dependent and get lost easily when it comes to
> > code. I'm a designer, I like pretty pictures. I assume you
> > understand that this is why it is not a good solution long-term.
> > Requiring visitors to the site to install code is not user friendly,
> > but maybe some clever soul could automate the process.
> Of course this is not an ideal situation. But it fills the gap until
> server-side solutions are available.
> And of course it would be possible to include the scripts in the website
> itself instead of requiring the users to install them. But this would
> somehow "force" people to use them, including the larger site load. But
> maybe one could offer the scripts somewhere on the site once they are a
> bit tested and improved. Installing them is quite easy with
> For the "real" solution: Is there a roadmap somewhere regarding
> thumbnails? What are the main problems at the moment? I don't have the
> time to get into ccHost hacking, but once the required steps are written
> down I think it might be easier to find someone to implement them.
Here is the place to stand our ground and hack. Sign up for tasks is and
doing is the most effective use of time at this point:
I'm always in irc #openclipart on irc.freenode.net along with RyanLerch,
AndyFitz, Bovinity and ciabot, so please jump in and help out :) I/we
can give pointers to where to help fix things...
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