[Clipart] clipart to cchost

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Tue Feb 6 15:05:29 PST 2007

On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 14:58 +0200, Nicu Buculei (OCAL) wrote:
> momo wrote:
> > I'm not quite sure that this is the simpliest way. In CCHOST there are 
> > still no thumbnails and no library browser (lots of thumbnails on one 
> > page) so chasing duplicates will be a very long and difficult task 
> > because it will require to open each single SVG file, and remember if 
> > this file resembles to something already listed in the library.
> > I have already been in a situation like this in the everyday cleaning 
> > process I'm involved in, when an uploader (Machovka) reuploaded several 
> > duplicates of cliparts he uploaded a week before. I was lucky to 
> > remember that I already saw these cliparts before, and managed to find 
> > and delete the duplicates.
> > Unfortunately CCHOST don't have instruments to easily locate duplicates 
> > (no thumbnails and no thumbnail browser).
> > This is actually one of the reasons why I wanted to clean the 0.18 
> > collection (and entries that came after this release) locally (on my 
> > computer) before importing it to CCHOST. Other reasons are:
> > - no need to reupload cleaned/improved files (uploading files to cchost 
> > is painfully slow and sometimes uploads even fail...)
> > - faster cleaning (no need to browse the uploaded 0.18 collection 
> > online, just browse it locally)
> > - less traffic on the server
> I think is a killer to visually try to identify and clean duplicates for 
> thousands of images, it should be done in a scripted way: compare the 
> file sizes and maybe names (names are not reliable) and do a visual 
> comparison only for the files with matching file sizes and/or names.

Yes, I agree. I'm working on this task now...now that migration to
ccHost has happened, working on import heavily...Also, we really want to
have our old content online to move forward. This is very very
important...especially, to search engines...which remind me I will need
to make redirects from old content to new content...hmmm, fun with
apache on that note ;)


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