Re: queue generation

From: Stefan Kaczmarek <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 12:27:41 -0700

Ok, new jar that checks every minute if the queue was gotten as
"generating". Changes in the web have been made as well.

On May 31, 2007, at 12:23 PM, Dylan Douglas wrote:

> 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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