[Clipart] Flags again

Nathan Eady eady at galion.lib.oh.us
Tue Mar 8 09:42:34 PST 2005

Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller wrote:

 > Ok, think we have all flags online now. Thanks a lot!
 > There are still some problems though. Most major one is that the
 > metadata seems not to be shown in a lot of cases. Any idea why?

By _shown_, do you mean that it's not present embedded in the SVG,
or do you mean something else?  Also, do you have an example of a
specific image that doesn't have its metadata shown?

 > There is also still some non-flag images in the flag collection hiarchy.

This is not entirely surprising.  Also at some point we had talked about
sorting the shield/crest/coat-of-arms type images separately from the
flags proper, but I am not sure that has been done yet, either.

 > I will provide a list of these so they can be moved away
 > to more correct places.

Okay.  If you can have the list ready before the end of the month,
we can do the moving for the 0.12 release.

 > There are also a few flags elsewhere in the collection which

 > should/could be removed.

Are they just duplicated into other places, or are they missing from
the flags hierarchy and need to be moved there?

 > Btw, what are our policy for general image quality? I mean most of the
 > clipart in the collection is very nice, but we do also have some really
 > crappy stuff.

I think so far we have not developed an actual policy on this, although
we are aware of the issue.  Something I would like to see eventually is
a sort of web-based rating system, that would allow us to collect
feedback on image quality from various users, where each user only
gets one vote per image, I would think, so we'd need a user
registration system in place...

And then the collection could be filtered based on this feedback,
so that a "core" collection of just the "best" (highest-voted) images
could be produced, but also other

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