RE: queue generation

From: Dylan Douglas <dylan_at_mediadefender.com>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 12:23:55 -0700

Z-

>So, is the app supposed to keep trying to get hashes then when you're
>in this "generating" mode?

Yes.

> How long does it take?

It seems around a minute at the most.

>
>And when did this change occur?

Been that way for something like 3 weeks, but just added the status
message today.

-D

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
>Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2007 12:08 PM
>To: Dylan Douglas
>Cc: Ben Ebert; Ivan Kwok; Jay Mairs; Nainesh Solanki; Sergio
>Alvarez; Ty Heath
>Subject: Re: queue generation
>
>So I guess this relates to that question R had about not seeing any
>transfers happen when he created a new account.
>
>So there's not like a default queue that starts when someone creates
>an account? So it does nothing? Aces.
>
>So I should be seeing this "status" when I do this:
>
>http://129.47.9.160/queue.php?account=thezonie
>
>? Cuz I dont.
>
>Yes, there is a way for the webpage to tell the app to re-get the
>downloading hashes when they click the generate queue button. I can
>just tell the app to refresh the user's queue.
>
>Ok, that's done.
>
>Oh Christ, don't return this when I click the button:
>
>{"queue":
>[{"hash":"0000000000000000000000000000000000000000","position":
>"1","lock
>":"0","system":"0","title":"Please wait while queue is being
>generated","filename":"","size":"0","rating":"0","votes":"0"}],
>"status":
>"GENERATING"}
>
>It fucks up the app. Just return a freakin' empty queue with no
>hashes and the status thingy. (I see the "status" now, but i don't
>see it when it isn't generating.)
>
>So, is the app supposed to keep trying to get hashes then when you're
>in this "generating" mode? How long does it take?
>
>And when did this change occur?
>
>- Z
>
>On May 31, 2007, at 11:15 AM, Dylan Douglas wrote:
>
>> Z-
>>
>> I've added a new field to the JSON returned from the queue.php call.
>> It's "status", which can be "GENERATING" or "READY".
>>
>> If you get a "GENERATING" you should display some sort of
>message that
>> says their "queue isn't ready yet, try in a minute." Maybe a pop-
>> up or
>> something that stupid people will notice and not go back to their
>> account page and click generate again.
>>
>> Also, is there a way for the webpage to tell the app to update its
>> downloading hashes when someone clicks the generate queue button?
>>
>> -D
>>
>> -----
>> Dylan Douglas
>> MediaDefender
>>
>>
>>
>> <winmail.dat>
>
>
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