[Clipart] Searching and download graphics

Alan alan at ccnsweb.com
Thu May 10 10:02:47 PDT 2007

Additionally, you could add a feature to the local thumbnail utility to
check for and download any new thumbnails which might be added to the

I've been thinking.

Your server is going to get hammered everytime people do searches on it
for particular graphics.   I like the idea of setting up a thumbnail
database and a search function to find particular photos, or you could
organize by type as well.

Would it be possible to create a utility which downloads to a users
computer the thumbnail database and other search criteria?  This would
allow searches to take place locally.  When a user has decided what they
want, the utility will connect to the server and download what they
want.  The local utility could be set up to link to a complete download
or a multiple set of chosen graphics or a single picture at a time.

This will reduce the workload on the server and allow users to browse
through the thumbnail clipart collection at their leisure on their own

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