Re: Current miivi issues

From: Stefan Kaczmarek <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 15:37:47 -0700

And jesus fuck the server is slow. I'm just gonna download the files
I am going to change and then re-up them.

On Jun 7, 2007, at 3:37 PM, Jay Mairs wrote:

> That's fine.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Stefan Kaczmarek <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
> To: Jay Mairs
> Sent: Thu Jun 07 15:35:53 2007
> Subject: Re: Current miivi issues
>
> It would make more sense to make them to do it to create the account,
> not on the next page, because then they're account would already be
> created and then we couldn't make them enter anything in.
>
> On Jun 7, 2007, at 1:18 PM, Jay Mairs wrote:
>
> > It's not CVS'd, but it's not being changed anymore. I gues you
> should
> > grab the latest from the server, edit it, then CVS it.
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
> > Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2007 1:15 PM
> > To: Jay Mairs
> > Subject: RE: Current miivi issues
> >
> > Um, he's sick.
> >
> > Well, is the latest code cvs-ed? If not, is it still being
> changed? Or
> > can I download it from the server without my changes being written
> > over?
> >
> > - Z
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: "Jay Mairs" <jay_at_mediadefender.com>
> > To: "Stefan Kaczmarek" <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
> > Sent: 6/7/07 11:34 AM
> > Subject: FW: Current miivi issues
> >
> > Bueller?
> >
> >
> >
> > From: Jay Mairs
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 12:36 PM
> > To: Stefan Kaczmarek
> > Cc: Ty Heath; Sergio Alvarez; Ivan Kwok; Ben Ebert;
> > dylan_at_mediadfender.com
> > Subject: RE: Current miivi issues
> >
> >
> >
> > Something still needs to be done for #5. After they create the
> > account,
> > instead of saying "click here to sign in" it should take them to a
> > page
> > that does the second thing in your post below (require that they
> enter
> > in say 3-5 keywords or something)
> >
> >
> >
> > From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 3:02 PM
> > To: Jay Mairs
> > Cc: Ty Heath; Sergio Alvarez; Ivan Kwok; Ben Ebert;
> > dylan_at_mediadfender.com
> > Subject: Re: Current miivi issues
> >
> >
> >
> > My resonses:
> >
> >
> >
> > 1. The app will now, for each transfer, purge any stale or unused
> > sources every hour and connect to the server to get a new list. This
> > should fix any slowdown issues.
> >
> > 2. There is now a global variable that keeps track of the last
> time an
> > ares connection was made. Whenever a new connection is asking to be
> > made, if the last time is less than a second, then it is denied.
> >
> > 3. I think that moving all of my files into the root folder and all
> > the
> > include files into an include folder or something sounds
> appropriate.
> > What do you guys think?
> >
> > 4. The default upload setting for new accounts is now "Medium"
> > which is
> > the 60kB/s. "Fast" is unlimited upload. The download settings remain
> > unchanged.
> >
> > 5. Well, right now the keywords are added one at a time when an
> > account
> > is created. Either we can, upon account creation, shoot them to the
> > edit
> > account page to enter them in, or require that they enter in say 3-5
> > keywords or something. Let me know what is preferred.
> >
> > 6. Done.
> >
> > 7. Well that's annoying as all hell ... But ok. (TODO)
> >
> > 8. Dylan? Serge? Whoever ... When you give me their queue and the
> > search
> > results, I guess along with the rating value, give me a health
> > value as
> > well, 0-5, and I'll just do the same things with the ASCII stars. I
> > don't know how you want to come up with the value, and I don't
> really
> > care.
> >
> > 9. Done.
> >
> > 10. Done.
> >
> > 11. Move to top works for me on FF OS X and IE XP, so ... yeah.
> >
> > 12. N/A
> >
> > 13. Done. (Although right now it's really basic. Just let me know
> what
> > verbage you want there.)
> >
> > 14. Well, for Ares files just don't send me the posted date, then.
> > Just
> > send an empty JSON string.
> >
> > 15. Number of views will now only be visible if the value is over
> 50.
> >
> > 16. It's not as bright now. Better?
> >
> > 17. N/A
> >
> >
> >
> > So new app, new applet, new php.
> >
> >
> >
> > - Z
> >
> >
> >
> > On May 23, 2007, at 11:04 AM, Jay Mairs wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > Ok, I've been slowly giving out Miivi to-do's, but I'm going to
> be out
> > of the office for the next week, so I'm going to dump a bunch of
> > them on
> > you guys before I leave J
> >
> >
> >
> > I'll list these issues out and label them with the people that I
> think
> > are probably responsible for them. If I label you responsible for
> > something that you're not responsible for, don't freak out and get
> > pissed, just reply and tell me who you think IS responsible for it,
> > OK?
> >
> >
> >
> > OK. These are in approximate order of priority.
> >
> >
> >
> > 1. Stefan - The app slows down after running for an extended
> > period of time(more than a couple hours). If the app is killed,
> then
> > restarted, the transfer goes back to being fast again. This seems
> > to be
> > pretty consistent and has been noticed by multiple people, including
> > Randy(on XP). I see it on my windows vista machine at work and
> my mac
> > at home.
> >
> >
> >
> > 2. Stefan - Is the network management stuff for multiple
> > users in
> > there? Like if there are 5 users registered to a GUID, does it
> handle
> > that situation OK? Before it would swamp out the network on the
> > computer.
> >
> >
> >
> > 3. Stefan, Dylan?, Sergio? - The directory names will need
> to be
> > scrubbed, like zonie on the server and Pushnet on the client. If
> you
> > need to rename it, have it be "MiiVi" or something like that.
> >
> >
> >
> > 4. Stefan - Randy wanted the default upload limit to be set to
> > ~60k and the fastest setting to be unlimited so that college
> students,
> > etc. can use their fat connections if they want to.
> >
> >
> >
> > 5. Stefan, Sergio?, Dylan? - The process of creating an
> account
> > should include setting up the list of keyphrases for the queue
> > generation.
> >
> >
> >
> > 6. Stefan - The "install application" button on the applet
> > should
> > be changed to say "Install MiiVi"
> >
> >
> >
> > 7. Stefan - The format of the history search results should
> look
> > like the history list. Ditto for the library search results.
> >
> >
> >
> > 8. Stefan, Dylan? - Randy wants a download health displayed
> > to the
> > user. It can just be based on the number of sources for now,
> probably
> > weighted for Miivi sources.
> >
> >
> >
> > 9. Stefan - Page #'s at the bottom of the search results pages
> >
> >
> >
> > 10. Stefan - Have the screenshot on the media page link to "play
> > file"
> > if they have the file and "add to queue" if they don't.
> >
> >
> >
> > 11. Stefan - Move to top doesn't work
> >
> >
> >
> > 12. Sergio - The name "MiiViSystray" should be replaced with
> "MiiVi"
> > everywhere.
> >
> >
> >
> > 13. Stefan, Sergio? - There should be a link to a download page
> > between the forum and upload links. The download links for the
> > installers should be on that page.
> >
> >
> >
> > 14. Stefan - For files from Ares, don't show the posted date.
> >
> >
> >
> > 15. Stefan - Only show # of views if it is above a threshold
> (50, I
> > guess)
> >
> >
> >
> > 16. Stefan - Randy says the red for the "about to be deleted"
> is too
> > bright.
> >
> >
> >
> > 17. Ivan - Default Icons for video, picture, etc. should be
> > higher res
> > (better looking).
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > That's it. Please feel free to reply about how
> > stupid/useless/difficult/etc. these things are. Or if you need any
> > clarification, of course.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -Jay
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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