[Clipart] Searching and download graphics
jon at rejon.org
Thu May 17 17:40:42 PDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-05-15 at 21:07 -0600, Alan wrote:
> Yes, I would like to help in anyway I can.
> Just to let you know, I don't have a programming background yet,
> although I am certainly working that direction.
> I see some things very clearly and perhaps that can help.
What would be brilliant is for the developers on this list (and I mean
developer to include not just coders), to setup our engine, ccHost, and
work on various features which we need: thumbnail, support, better
You can find the feature request list and others for ccHost, here:
I can help more on-demand :)
> Jon Phillips wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-05-10 at 11:02 -0600, Alan wrote:
> >> 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 photo collection at their leisure on their own
> >> computer.
> > This is a great idea. Would you like to help realize this?
> > Bryce Harrington (on the list) has been working on Inkscape + Open Clip
> > Art Library integration, and this is definitely something we have talked
> > about.
> > Jon!
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