[Clipart] made a first start on an OCAL Admin manual

jon at rejon.org jon at rejon.org
Fri Jul 16 01:26:12 PDT 2010

Cool, please file these stats/metrics request on our launchpad
account...we should totally add them. Can you help us with coding too?

On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 6:17 PM, Leonardo Cunha <laobcunha at gmail.com> wrote:
> Jon,
> Sorry for not answering before, but I have been busy lately.
> 2010/6/24 Jon Phillips <jon at rejon.org>
>> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 10:12 PM, Leonardo Cunha <laobcunha at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > I like your ideas, chovynz!
>> > I have a few:
>> > 1) Actually I don't know if we have this information somewhere on the
>> > website, but I think it would be nice to have a page with statistics
>> > like
>> > "new images per month". It doesn't have to be a graph bar; a table would
>> > be
>> > great for a start.
>> Cool...we had a stats page, but I think best to integrate the stats
>> into the site directly, right? That is like a whole project to
>> stat-isize the site. Those graphs currently are just placeholders, but
>> could be real in the sidebars. I would add this as a blueprint, like
>> More Metrics and list out places to add metrics.
> Anything would be great. A simple table with the numbers is better than
> nothing. I know you all already have a lot of work to do, but people usually
> like to get impressed by numbers and the growth of the project is notable.
>> > 2) A better user page. I see that a lot of users have an avatar, but I
>> > can't
>> > find how to put one myself. Maybe it was possible in the old website, I
>> > don't know. Maybe we could have a more complete profile, where we could
>> > fill
>> > information about ourselves, if we want to. Things like email, name,
>> > etc.,
>> > maybe a text area field where we can write whatever we want about us.
>> This should be a really high priority.
>> > 3) I have already said this, but anyway... I think the main page should
>> > say
>> > something about (or have a link to) the month theme, to gather more
>> > contributors.
>> Yes, totally. We need a box of the news, and the monthly priority.
>> Like a prioritybox saying hello, we are community, we are doing this
>> now. help us! Totally great idea...Brad was working on this but then
>> it turned into the "We are doing a contest right now...mabye that bar,
>> can just turn into that? We aren't quite to that size to have multiple
>> foci, but what would this look like all? mockups?
>> > 4) I don´t know if this is already being done, but I think packages like
>> > "Open Clip Art Library 2.0" should be updated from time to time, to
>> > exclude
>> > the clipart that are being hidden/deleted due to copyright infrigement
>> > and
>> > things like that. This would prevent people from downloading old non
>> > Public
>> > Domain clipart from us.
>> > What do you all think?
>> That is interesting idea. And right, there are totally bad cliparts in
>> there. What if we remove the old packages at a certain date? We are
>> now doing these monthly themes, and people can get the cliparts via
>> our website?
> I am not sure... Some people like to have the whole bunch on their
> computers. I am sorry to say that I am one of those. lol
>> Although, those downloads are huuuuuggeeeee traffic! Lots of people
>> like to download and have them on their disks.
>> > Best regards,
>> > Leonardo Cunha
>> Awesome!
>> Jon
>> <snip />
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