[Clipart] php dev
nicu_gfx at nicubunu.ro
Tue Jun 24 07:27:21 PDT 2008
Bassel Safadi wrote:
> sure, thumbnails are very important, but I'm a little confused about
That is the most requested feature, both by our users and contributors.
> starting, noticed that version 5.0 is coming, maybe there is a deadline
> or some thine. but no prob
I am not up to date with ccHost development, but I am under the
impression version 5.0 is expected for quite some time already.
However, I think we (OCAL) are willing to run a development version of
ccHost if it bring some important features (and we are willing to be a
> I don't have much time to review every thing to get answers, so just
> need to make sure that every thing is ok ;-)
> first I suppose you store files (svg images) in the filesystem not in
> the database it self, and the created thumbnail will be stored in the
> filesystem also.
For example this is a SVG file:
and the manually created associated thumbnail
> would you briefer using gd or imagemagic for the converting, from my
> point of view I see gd much faster, now are we gonna create thumbnails
> on the fly or will store cached copy?
A problem is that neither gd or imagemagick support a lot of SVG
features (which our clipart may use), for for the best accuracy using
inkscape in command line mode may be the number one option.
> I think we must offer both options, for example:
> 1-a user has a fast processor on his server but don't have much disk
> space, he doesn't want every single image on his site to be stored in
> multiple formats and sizes so he/she enables the ( on the fly thumbnail
> creation mode ).
> 2- another user need a cached copy of the thumbnails so he don't enable
> the ( on the fly thing ) ;-)
> then we need to make a php script that we give to the current users, so
> they convert their exciting svg and create thumbnails for their older
> uploaded images..
A somewhat related problem is that even when we provide thumbnails
(created and uploaded manually), ccHost does not show them when browsing.
> by the way I'm in #cc now and no body is talking,
An important step is that you caught Rejon's attention here, he used to
be (when he had more free time) an ccHost developer.... Currently I fear
ccHost is mostly a one man project (Victor Stone)
> Thank you all again..
Well, thank *you*.
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