RE: Current miivi issues

From: Dylan C Douglas <dylan_at_mediadefender.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2007 14:00:17 -0700

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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