[Clipart] Thumbnails for browsing
axiomx11 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 06:02:03 PDT 2007
Merging with Commons is not such a terrible idea, except that they also are
not that good at search.
Commons is more about archiving stuff like a museum
I would really like to see us build a community of artists, where people
enjoy contributing, where there are comments and tagging to help with
I'll try messing around with cchost on my local server, but so far that does
not look promising (keeps complaining about getid3 library, which is
there...) I suppose I will go join their mailing list.
On 9/22/07, Jon Phillips <jon at rejon.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-09-22 at 01:08 +0200, Tobias Jakobs wrote:
> > Am Freitag, den 21.09.2007, 10:20 -0400 schrieb Axiom X11:
> > > I have been watching this project for a couple of years now, and still
> > > there in no way to visually browse the collection online.
> > >
> > > Who is working on this?
> > Nobody is working on thumbnail view.
> I can help you and anyone else to get started on this code-wise in
> ccHost http://creativecommons.org/projects/cchost
> > > What is needed?
> > At least someone who know PHP and is interested in helping.
> Yep, I'm working to setup the test site right now at:
> I'm trying to lower the barrier for helping out on the site...and so we
> can mess with things on this test site before moving to the live
> site...I think its too much burden on developers to setup their own test
> site now, but that is possible too...
> > > Is there something I can do to help?
> > Sure, if you know PHP your help is very much needed. What are you
> > interested in?
> > > Just generating PNG thumbnails from SVGs shouldn't be that difficult,
> > > although it will probably take some work to get galleries looking the
> > > way we want them to in ccHost.
> > Any kind of a gallery is better then none. If you can help please do.
> > Regards,
> > Tobias
> Yes, this is one approach, although I think generating thumbnails on
> upload or using ones provided is preferred, and then also, having a way
> to comb through the whole site and making new thumbnails should be an
> option too...although, I'm sure the easiest solution will be done
> first :)
> Lets do it!
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