[Clipart] Normal tags?

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Tue Oct 6 15:41:08 PDT 2009

I think the best way to get these things done right now is by chilling
in IRC and pushing here and there to get something run...

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Be well!


On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 1:05 PM, chovynz <chovynz at gmail.com> wrote:
> The problem: When an admin or librarian accidentally applies a tag
> through the Admin interface, doing so makes the tag a "system tag",
> and makes it unavailable to regular users.
> I'll take this clipart as an example.
> http://openclipart.org/media/files/ben/14388 (Microscope)
> As a regular user I want to classify this as b_w so that when I search
> for b_w tags, this will show up in the b_w "group". I can't do this as
> a regular user, currently.
> There are two places that you can put a tag on a clipart.
> The first is in a user console when you edit a clipart, or submit it
> for the first time.
> You can input a tag into the tag section.
> You can choose these from the Popular Tags area.
> The second place is in the Admin Console - Internal Tags . System Tags area.
> The weight and locations of some of these tags these should be reversed.
> These tags are more useful to USERS than to admins:
>        12, 19, acappella, alice, b_w, canup, carroll, quantum_mechanics,
> createlogo, document, example, graphic, greyscale, idea, image,
> inkscape_filter, interference, issue, lewis, light, need, particle,
> photon, screenshot, sombanners, som_banner, usage, wave, wonderland,
> xiph, zip
> These are more useful to ADMINS (As system tags) than to users:
>        archive, checked, cleanup, clipart, clip_art, clip_art,
> completed_request, contest_entry, contest_sample, contest_source,
> editorial_pick, externalsource, gif, how_i_did_it, jpg, media, need,
> original, pd, pd_issue, png, public_domain, remix, request,
> request_completed, sample, svg, svgz, txt, unchecked, xiph, zip
> The solution:? Someone needs to do this. I and all librarians can't.
> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 7:09 PM, chovynz <chovynz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 1. Can we please move some of these back to the regular user list? Namely:
>> b_w, completed_request, externalsource, greyscale, light,particle,
>> photon,wave, wonderland
> this is a line of sql
> UPDATE cc_tbl_tags SET tags_type = 4 WHERE tags_tag IN ('foo','bar','etc')
>> 2. Can we also remove some of them completly from the old OCAL admin list?
>> (what happens if we remove a tag that is in use?)
>> 12, 19, acappella, alice, canup, carroll,
>> clip_artquantum_mechanics, interference, lewis, pd, sample, sombanners,
>> som_banner, svg, svgz, usage
> Step 1. will (should?) remove them from the admin list but keep them in play
>> 3. Is there a way that we can ensure when an admin uses a tag, regular users
>> can also use it? (either disallow the tag to become a system tag, or ...i
>> dont know..) I suspect this is a cchost issue?
> The admin can assign tag through the upload's property pages (same as
> the user sees). Otherwise no. If the admin uses the tag in the admin
> screen, it will get locked again. You can write custom code in your
> installation for the admin screen that would prevent the admins from
> adding any new tags (only allowing super-admins to do that).
>> 4. I suspect this issue is happening or will happen on the BETA as well.
> The core cchost system tags code has not changed for several versions now.
> VS
> On 10/6/09, Jon Phillips <jon at rejon.org> wrote:
>> I don't understand. Please explainnnn
>> Jon Phillips
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>> jon at rejon.org
>> On Oct 5, 2009 5:29 AM, "chovynz" <chovynz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Now that we can now upload again, can we please have these system tags
>> reverted to normal user tags?
>> Thanks!
>> 12, 19, acappella, alice, archive, b_w, canup, carroll,
>> quantum_mechanics, contest_entry, contest_sample, contest_source,
>> createlogo, document, graphic, greyscale, how_i_did_it, idea, image,
>> inkscape_filter, interference, issue, lewis, light, need, particle,
>> pd,  photon, request, request_completed, sample, screenshot,
>> sombanners, som_banner, usage, wave, wonderland.
>> --
>> Cheers
>> Chovynz
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> Cheers
> Chovynz

Jon Phillips
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