[Clipart] clipart Digest, Vol 43, Issue 17

Nicu Buculei nicu_gfx at nicubunu.ro
Mon Oct 29 01:01:12 PDT 2007

Alan wrote:
> Hi Jon, what do you think?  This is your dreamchild.
> I also know you have been heavily involved in cchost.
> Are you willing to let go of cchost in order to see OpenClipart get into
> the big times?

Let ccHost go to be replaced with *what*?
The proprietary engine from sxc is NOT an option (and I bet it doesn't 
meet our needs regarding SVG support). Is there *any* FOSS engine 
meeting our requirements?
I don't think there is one, I needed such a tool for other projects, 
talked with people about the need and nobody had a solution.

> momo wrote:
>> As John said (and I completely agree with him) the problem is in the fact 
>> that CCHOST is concepted as a sharing tool for non-visual content (sounds, 
>> texts...) and is not very suited for cliparts. One of the most successful 
>> (from my point of view) engines is the (proprietary) one that is used in 
>> www.sxc.hu. It has everything a clipart sharing website needs:

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