[Clipart] OpenClipart and Debian.

Bryce Harrington bryce at bryceharrington.com
Thu Jan 13 18:18:42 PST 2005

This looks really cool!  One suggestion, for multi-word keywords can you
either embed a space or underscore instead of running the words
together?  We may want to use the keywords for category names on the
website so it'd be nice if we could know where the wordbreaks are to
make them readible.


On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, Jonadab the Unsightly One wrote:

> "Jonadab the Unsightly One" <jonadab at bright.net> writes:
> > Is there a list someplace, of which flags are UN flags?
> > Same question for Olympic flags.
> My initial attempts to turn up this information find the flags of the
> UN itself and the Olympic flag with the five rings.  That obviously
> isn't what you meant.  Presumably these organizations maintain lists
> of flags they approve?  But my initial attempts at locating said lists
> have failed thus far.  If someone just _knows_ where these lists are,
> that would help to expedite the process.
> Meanwhile, I'm working on some additional granularity.  So that these
> won't be lost if I merge in someone else's changes, I'm doing them as
> a shell script that adds the needed keywords.  (Below, I'll append
> what I have so far; it depends on the keyword-adding script that is in
> CVS and has also been posted to the list in the past.  Existing
> keywords are preserved if the metadata can be parsed by SVG::Metadata,
> which seems not to be a problem for the flags images.)
> I'm thinking of making a preliminary metadata authority-control script
> also; the first draft will probably just strip leading/trailing
> whitespace from individual keywords and unify case, but later more
> detailed authority control could be added.
> Should we add an islandnation keyword to flags that belong to island
> nations, such as Madagascar, the UK, Japan, and so on?  Or would that
> be wasted effort?
> Also, should we add an historicflag keyword to flags that are no
> longer current, such as the USSR flag, the Nazi flag, and so on?
> If so, should the various pirate flags have it?
> Anyway, here's what I've got so far:
> #!/bin/bash
> # Run this from the flags directory.
> # International flags:
> keyword --keywords=internationalflag miscellany/unesco.svg miscellany/unicef.svg miscellany/unitednations.svg miscellany/who.svg
> # What about NATO?  That's international in a sense, but not worldwide like the others.
> # National flags, by continent:
> keyword --keywords=africa africa/*.svg
> keyword --keywords=america america/*.svg
> keyword --keywords=asia asia/*.svg
> keyword --keywords=europe europe/*.svg
> keyword --keywords=oceania oceania/*.svg
> keyword --keywords=antarctic miscellany/south_georgia_and_south_sandwich_islands.svg miscellany/antarctica.svg
> # Also, the flag for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands for some reason
> # has a Carribean keyword, which is incorrect and should be removed;
> # the keyword script so far does not have keyword-removing facilities.
> # Esperanto is a language:
> keyword --keywords=language,esperanto miscellany/esperanto.svg
> # Political movements that know no national boundaries:
> keyword --keywords=politicalmovement miscellany/anarchist.svg miscellany/anarcommunist.svg miscellany/socialist.svg
> # Odds and Ends:
> keyword --keywords=nazi europe/nazi*.svg
> keyword --keywords=christianity miscellany/christian.svg
> # Specific countries that have numerous flags each (for states/provinces/whatever):
> keyword --keywords=canada america/canada*.svg america/canada.svg
> keyword --keywords=usa america/unitedstates.svg america/usa_*.svg america/us_*.svg
> keyword --keywords=france europe/france*.svg europe/ile_de_france.svg europe/france.svg
> keyword --keywords=germany europe/germany*.svg europe/nazi_historic.svg
> keyword --keywords=spain europe/spain*.svg europe/spain.svg
> keyword --keywords=australia oceania/australia.svg oceania/australia_*.svg
> # Additional granularity in America (North/Latin/Carribean):
> # Mexico is in both North America and Latin America, because people might look for it either place.
> keyword --keywords=northamerica america/canada.svg america/canada*.svg america/unitedstates.svg america/usa_*.svg america/us_*.svg america/mexico.svg
> keyword --keywords=latinamerica america/argentina.svg america/belize.svg america/bolivia.svg america/brazil.svg america/chile.svg america/colombia.svg america/costa_rica.svg america/ecuador.svg america/el_salvador.svg
> keyword --keywords=latinamerica america/mexico.svg america/guatemala.svg america/honduras.svg america/nicaragua.svg america/panama.svg america/paraguay.svg america/peru.svg america/suriname.svg america/uruguay.svg america/venezuela.svg
> keyword --keywords=carribean america/anguilla.svg america/antigua*.svg america/aruba.svg america/bahamas.svg america/barbados.svg america/bermuda.svg america/*virgin_islands.svg america/cuba.svg america/dominica*.svg
> keyword --keywords=carribean america/grenada.svg america/haiti.svg america/jamaica.svg america/puerto_rico.svg america/saint*.svg america/trinidad_and_tobago.svg america/turks_and_caicos.svg
> exit

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