Merging with Commons is not such a terrible idea, except that they also are not that good at search.<br><br>Commons is more about archiving stuff like a museum<br><br>I would really like to see us build a community of artists, where people enjoy contributing, where there are comments and tagging to help with search.
<br><br>I'll try messing around with cchost on my local server, but so far that does not look promising (keeps complaining about getid3 library, which is there...) I suppose I will go join their mailing list.<br><br>
-Brian<br><br><br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 9/22/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Jon Phillips</b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
On Sat, 2007-09-22 at 01:08 +0200, Tobias Jakobs wrote:<br>> Am Freitag, den 21.09.2007, 10:20 -0400 schrieb Axiom X11:<br>> > I have been watching this project for a couple of years now, and still<br>> > there in no way to visually browse the collection online.
<br>> ><br>> > Who is working on this?<br>><br>> Nobody is working on thumbnail view.<br><br>I can help you and anyone else to get started on this code-wise in<br>ccHost <a href="http://creativecommons.org/projects/cchost">
http://creativecommons.org/projects/cchost</a><br><br>> > What is needed?<br>><br>> At least someone who know PHP and is interested in helping.<br><br>Yep, I'm working to setup the test site right now at:
<br><a href="http://test.openclipart.org">http://test.openclipart.org</a><br><br>I'm trying to lower the barrier for helping out on the site...and so we<br>can mess with things on this test site before moving to the live
<br>site...I think its too much burden on developers to setup their own test<br>site now, but that is possible too...<br><br>> > Is there something I can do to help?<br>><br>> Sure, if you know PHP your help is very much needed. What are you
<br>> interested in?<br>><br>> > Just generating PNG thumbnails from SVGs shouldn't be that difficult,<br>> > although it will probably take some work to get galleries looking the<br>> > way we want them to in ccHost.
<br>><br>> Any kind of a gallery is better then none. If you can help please do.<br>><br>> Regards,<br>> Tobias<br><br>Yes, this is one approach, although I think generating thumbnails on<br>upload or using ones provided is preferred, and then also, having a way
<br>to comb through the whole site and making new thumbnails should be an<br>option too...although, I'm sure the easiest solution will be done<br>first :)<br><br>Lets do it!<br><br>Jon<br><br>> _______________________________________________
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