[Clipart] Pre-release Package for 'openclipart'
bryce at bryceharrington.com
Wed Jun 9 09:11:43 PDT 2004
Well, the larger issue to me is that the current upload procedure
doesn't collect any metadata, so we've lost the knowledge of who the
author of each piece is. And more importantly - the traceability for
the item being in the public domain...
On Wed, 9 Jun 2004, David Illsley wrote:
> Forgive me if this suggestion is going round in circles. But...
> Why not have a directory structure based on the submission date for
> general storage. This would allow nicu's readme to reside with the
> files on the server anyway. There could then be a translation process,
> taking the keywords from the metadata and creating an appropriate
> directory structure. It would also have the added advantage that if we
> were trying to generate a package for a specific "area", files with
> multiple categories could be pulled together in an appropriate
> structure rather than left in a more general structure.
> When transfered to a client oriented structure, clearly we don't want
> millions of readmes from different authors kicking around so either we
> can embed them in the svg files or host the readmes and embed a link to
> them. (I think that's a better plan personally)
> On 9 Jun 2004, at 08:42, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> > I've gathered together all of the submitted works to the website, added
> > niku's most excellent work, and placed them into a new CVS module
> > called
> > 'openclipart', available from our CVS repository.
> > Here's a listing of the categories:
> > 2d_geometry callouts flowers LICENSE.txt
> > road_signs_uk
> > 3d_geometry clock folders logos
> > road_signs_us
> > animals coat_of_arms food misc
> > smileys
> > arrows computer fruits misc2
> > special
> > barcode computers games office
> > sports
> > batchsvgtopng CVS graph_paper people tools
> > birthday drinks halloween plot_graphs toys
> > body_parts electronics happy README
> > books flowcharts landscape road_signs_scandinavia
> > These categories include a total of 556 files.
> > The reason I have 'computer' and 'computers', and 'misc' and 'misc2' is
> > because niku's work included a README.txt that I wanted to keep
> > associated with the stuff he submitted, whereas for the other items the
> > authorship and licensing was less obvious. I would appreciate it if
> > someone could investigate this issue and figure out a better solution.
> > Those who can access the CVS, please review and submit any corrections
> > to me. I plan on doing a release within the next few days.
> > Thanks,
> > Bryce
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