Re: Current miivi issues

From: Stefan Kaczmarek <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 15:35:53 -0700

It would make more sense to make them to do it to create the account,
not on the next page, because then they're account would already be
created and then we couldn't make them enter anything in.

On Jun 7, 2007, at 1:18 PM, Jay Mairs wrote:

> It's not CVS'd, but it's not being changed anymore. I gues you should
> grab the latest from the server, edit it, then CVS it.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
> Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2007 1:15 PM
> To: Jay Mairs
> Subject: RE: Current miivi issues
>
> Um, he's sick.
>
> Well, is the latest code cvs-ed? If not, is it still being changed? Or
> can I download it from the server without my changes being written
> over?
>
> - Z
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Jay Mairs" <jay_at_mediadefender.com>
> To: "Stefan Kaczmarek" <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
> Sent: 6/7/07 11:34 AM
> Subject: FW: Current miivi issues
>
> Bueller?
>
>
>
> From: Jay Mairs
> Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 12:36 PM
> To: Stefan Kaczmarek
> Cc: Ty Heath; Sergio Alvarez; Ivan Kwok; Ben Ebert;
> dylan_at_mediadfender.com
> Subject: RE: Current miivi issues
>
>
>
> Something still needs to be done for #5. After they create the
> account,
> instead of saying "click here to sign in" it should take them to a
> page
> that does the second thing in your post below (require that they enter
> in say 3-5 keywords or something)
>
>
>
> 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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