RE: Current miivi issues

From: Dylan Douglas <dylan_at_mediadefender.com>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 18:27:56 -0700

All-

8: Still need to return strength for the queue, but have it done for the
search.

14: Finished.

17: I'm trying to find something to use, but it's not that easy finding
a good default image for the different types. I might just try to find
a good copyright-free "?" and use that for everything.

-D

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ivan Kwok
>Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 5:39 PM
>To: Dylan Douglas
>Cc: Jay Mairs; Stefan Kaczmarek; Ty Heath; Sergio Alvarez; Ben Ebert
>Subject: Re: Current miivi issues
>
>D, you also need to do 17.
>
>On May 23, 2007, at 5:00 PM, Dylan C Douglas wrote:
>
>> 8 and 14: Will do when I get back.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: "Jay Mairs" <jay_at_mediadefender.com>
>> To: "Stefan Kaczmarek" <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
>> Cc: "Ty Heath" <heath_at_mediadefender.com>; "Sergio Alvarez"
>> <sergio_at_mediadefender.com>; "Ivan Kwok" <ivan_at_mediadefender.com>;
>> "Ben Ebert" <ben_at_mediadefender.com>; "Dylan Douglas"
>> <dylan_at_mediadefender.com>
>> Sent: 5/23/07 7:57 PM
>> 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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