Re: Animated Thumbs

From: Stefan Kaczmarek <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
Date: Wed, 2 May 2007 13:00:37 -0700

Gross, dude.

On May 2, 2007, at 12:52 PM, Jay Mairs wrote:

> Can you load the thumbs once, then dynamically change the
> visibility in javascript rather than relying on caching?
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> From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2007 12:42 PM
> To: Jay Mairs
> Cc: Ivan Kwok; Dylan Douglas; Ben Ebert; Nainesh Solanki; Sergio
> Alvarez; Ty Heath
> Subject: Re: Animated Thumbs
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> Oh come one ... Who doesn't love a little back and forth bullshit? :)
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> Fine. :p
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> No, we can't. We already do that work-around for the little gifs
> like the up-arrow and shit that we use on the queue, but those urls
> are fixed, and are therefore I can hard-code something in the html.
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> If the webpage was not as dynamic, and everything was loaded in php
> instead of JSON or AJAX, then it could be done, but then every
> single frame of every thumb would have to be pre-loaded at startup.
> So there'd be a big-ole slam to the server whenever someone looked
> at any of those pages. Basically if anything is set via javascript
> dynamically, it will not be cached unless it is explicitly called
> before the dynamic shit happens.
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> - Z
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> On May 2, 2007, at 12:13 PM, Jay Mairs wrote:
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> Rather than go thru an annoying round of back and forth bullshit,
> let me ask the question that I know Randy would ask if I forwarded
> that link to him: Can you do the work-around they mention on that
> page?
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> From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2007 12:07 PM
> To: Ivan Kwok
> Cc: Jay Mairs; Dylan Douglas; Ben Ebert; Nainesh Solanki; Sergio
> Alvarez; Ty Heath
> Subject: Re: Animated Thumbs
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> Haha, tough titties, my friends.
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> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;319546
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> Since the content of the webpage is dynamic, there is no way around
> IE taking a shit on itself.
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> Tell Randy to put that in his pipe and smoke it.
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> On May 2, 2007, at 12:03 PM, Ivan Kwok wrote:
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> Animation view in the media page? Those thumbnails are much bigger,
> we will definitely need to use some sort of image cache in
> javascript to avoid overloading our server/bandwidth.
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> -Ivan
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> From: Jay Mairs
> Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2007 11:14 AM
> To: Dylan Douglas; Ivan Kwok; Stefan Kaczmarek
> Cc: Ben Ebert; Nainesh Solanki; Sergio Alvarez; Ty Heath
> Subject: Animated Thumbs
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> So, Randy loves the animated thumbs. You can probably guess what
> that means. He wants the thumbs in the queue, lib., fav., and
> hist. to be a little bit bigger (maybe 100x75 ?). He also wants
> the media page view to have the animation.
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