[Clipart] Re: made the validator sort of version proof... and stuff
jon at rejon.org
Sat Oct 14 10:56:39 PDT 2006
On Thu, 2006-10-12 at 20:48 +0200, Ruud Steltenpool,
> As it involves extra file access it is of course a bit slower again.
> Speed however is only important when you want to give content submitters
> immediate feedback. For validating what is already in the OCAL release
> it doesn't really matter, cause it only needs to be validated once. So
> just leave 1 computer running for a couple of days and it's done.
> I propose to only have valid SVG in openclipart releases.
> Allow invalid content to be submitted (otherwise you limit input to
> coming from XML experts), but please give feedback so people can either
> fix it themselves or report bugs with the people that built the editor.
> We need standards awareness
> My code is not solid as a rock, but i think good enough.
> As someone on the list reacted on my message that ocal is more about
> promoting standards (SVG in this case) and the advantages it can bring,
> than about just offering some more clipart, maybe ocal can do more:
> provide and promote
> -the validator as a service
This is very interesting. I think this is outside the core of our
project, however, I added an interface for your script which allows
this. If someone (you?) want to hack together a form for this, then we
could allow basic validation.
I'm starting to think we should have a page on our site like:
for this type of tool to operate on our collection...
> -a rasterizer (i have a form ready, you can use with Batik)
Sure, submit a patch for the site...as a bug on our tracker
> -maybe svg.org always showing the latest submitted piece of clipart
Sure, you can subscribe to our RSS feed now on http://openclipart.org/cchost and pull the feed for uploads and get the latests submissions.
> -a page showing the rendering of your content on a whole range of viewers
Yes, this is something that Bryce Harrington has worked on. It sure would be great to employ this rendering comparison somewhere.
> -testing for mime type
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