Missing metadata - Re: [Clipart] Flags again

Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller uraeus at gnome.org
Wed Mar 9 09:31:34 PST 2005

On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 12:41 -0500, Nathan Eady wrote:
> 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?

I mean that when you browse the flag collection on www.openclipart.org
many of the flags do not have metadata listed. Since a big part of my
cleanup was about getting metadata fixed I am pretty sure they have
correct metadata inside.

This screenshot shows the problem:

Although many pages are not even partially correct, they don't show
metadata at all.


> > 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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