Re: Current miivi issues

From: Stefan Kaczmarek <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2007 14:09:12 -0700

Oh, when you look at it? Sexy.

On Jun 1, 2007, at 2:00 PM, Dylan C Douglas wrote:

> Animates like the slideshow thumbnail things. It leans left and
> right.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Stefan Kaczmarek" <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
> To: "Dylan Douglas" <dylan_at_mediadefender.com>
> Cc: "Jay Mairs" <jay_at_mediadefender.com>; "Ty Heath"
> <heath_at_mediadefender.com>; "Sergio Alvarez"
> <sergio_at_mediadefender.com>; "Ivan Kwok" <ivan_at_mediadefender.com>;
> "Ben Ebert" <ben_at_mediadefender.com>
> Sent: 6/1/07 1:58 PM
> Subject: Re: Current miivi issues
>
> I don't see it animating ... Because it's a JPEG?
>
> On Jun 1, 2007, at 11:55 AM, Dylan Douglas wrote:
>
>> Finished 17. Made a generic "?" that animates. Was thinking of
>> having the words MiiVi fly through the background. But didn't care
>> enough to do it.
>>
>> From: Jay Mairs
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 4:56 PM
>> To: Stefan Kaczmarek
>> Cc: Ty Heath; Sergio Alvarez; Ivan Kwok; Ben Ebert; Dylan Douglas
>> Subject: RE: Current miivi issues
>>
>> My resonses to your resonses : (Dylan, read #14)
>>
>>
>>
>> 1. Ok
>>
>> 2. Ok
>>
>> 3. I’m not too worried about this one. Just want to make
>> sure it doesn’t get lost in the shuffle
>>
>> 4. Ok
>>
>> 5. The second one. Instead of “Click here to continue” or
>> whatever it does now, have it go to a page where we can explain the
>> keyphrases and have them add phrases.
>>
>> 6. Ok
>>
>> 7. Ok -> Yeah, but “add to queue” doesn’t exactly make sense
>> for “My Library” search results. Really those results are just a
>> subset of the history or library.
>>
>> 8. Ok
>>
>> 9. Ok
>>
>> 10. Ok
>>
>> 11. I mean the link at the top of the page, not the green arrow.
>>
>> 12. N/A
>>
>> 13. Ok for now
>>
>> 14. Dylan, only send a posted date for published files, not for
>> Ares files
>>
>> 15. Ok
>>
>> 16. Looks fine to me
>>
>> 17. N/A
>>
>>
>>
>> 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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