[Clipart] clipart to cchost

Nicu Buculei (OCAL) nicu at apsro.com
Thu Jan 4 04:58:05 PST 2007

momo wrote:
> I'm not quite sure that this is the simpliest way. In CCHOST there are 
> still no thumbnails and no library browser (lots of thumbnails on one 
> page) so chasing duplicates will be a very long and difficult task 
> because it will require to open each single SVG file, and remember if 
> this file resembles to something already listed in the library.
> I have already been in a situation like this in the everyday cleaning 
> process I'm involved in, when an uploader (Machovka) reuploaded several 
> duplicates of cliparts he uploaded a week before. I was lucky to 
> remember that I already saw these cliparts before, and managed to find 
> and delete the duplicates.
> Unfortunately CCHOST don't have instruments to easily locate duplicates 
> (no thumbnails and no thumbnail browser).
> This is actually one of the reasons why I wanted to clean the 0.18 
> collection (and entries that came after this release) locally (on my 
> computer) before importing it to CCHOST. Other reasons are:
> - no need to reupload cleaned/improved files (uploading files to cchost 
> is painfully slow and sometimes uploads even fail...)
> - faster cleaning (no need to browse the uploaded 0.18 collection 
> online, just browse it locally)
> - less traffic on the server

I think is a killer to visually try to identify and clean duplicates for 
thousands of images, it should be done in a scripted way: compare the 
file sizes and maybe names (names are not reliable) and do a visual 
comparison only for the files with matching file sizes and/or names.

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