[Clipart] 10k release?

Thomas Hicks hicks.kingtom at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 25 09:15:10 PDT 2009

Well, I suppose we will just have to upload another 14 files before
tomorrow, so that there is no ambiguity...  but personally I do think
that c) should have been the number that we are going after as that is
the one most people will see.

(I have done my bit by uploading another 11 today ;-)
2009/3/25 Jochen Staerk <jstaerk at usegroup.de>:
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> Hi
>> Lets get that press release ready, and put out the package, and do that for
>> release on thursday...what do you guys think? It is timely!!!
> Honestly, I think that's crap but I'm preparing the release (will take
> some hours) and will release when I'm told -- you might want to give me
> ssh credentials or you will need to download on your own, shall i send
> you my id_dsa.pub?
> The reason why I think it's crap is because we're obviously talking
> about three different numbers,
> a) the number of SVG files in the daily tarball (>>11000)
> b) the number on the openclipart page for admins (obviously >10000)
> c) the number on the openclipart page for public users (I see 9970)
> I thought we would release when c reaches 10000 which would already
> irritate the public because they download the file release based on the
> tarball and get far more than 10000. But that would be OK.
> If we release after now b reached the 10000 the people will go on the
> openclipart page, see a 9970, wonder why we announce 10k has been
> reached, download the release and get 11000 and wonder even more.
> IMO we should wait until either a (too late now) or c reaches 10k.
> I can also prepare the release and put it and hope that c reaches 10k
> ASAP because the people won't notice anyway that we talked about b
> because the release is based on a.

Totally agree with you there!
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