Re: [OT] Releasing Desktop Flickr Organizer for Gnome
On Mon, 2007-07-02 at 11:43 +0800, Manish Rai Jain wrote:
> Hi Om,
> Thanks for bringing up the issues. My replies are inlined.
> On 7/2/07, Ow Mun Heng <Ow.Mun.Heng@...> wrote:
> 1. No intuitive was to add new tags to pictures. (after
> You can click on "Tags" tab, and easily drag n drog photos to add
> tags to them. Similarly, you can easily drag drop photos to the
> 'Flames Window' to remove tags. Other than that, you can do multiple
> photos tag editing.
Yep that was nice. The thing I was complaining about is actually a user
issue. (meaning, user is expecting to click on something to add a (new
and not already in the existing tags, so no drag/drop to do) tag to an
Ended up, one can actually just TYPE it into the box.
> 2. Syncs w/ flickr is not real-time(?) eg: I upload picture
> The reason it doesn't show up is because of flickr apis' responses
> slowness. They take easily upto half an hour to catch up with updates.
> Especially new uploaded photos can even take more than that, to show
> up in the 'retrieve stream' api. I've asked them couple of times if
> they're working upon that, but seems like this is just something we've
> to get used to. The edits done to photos, may also show similar
> glitches, but give it enough time, and it would show you the expected
I went through your code (from svn) and noticed the workarounds and the
complaints you made in your comments and then I understood your
> Also keep seeing a (known) mono bug?
> (DesktopFlickrOrganizer.exe:14948): Gtk-WARNING **: Failed to
> This was a bug with Pango, and has been fixed in v0.4.
Just tried V0.4. Better..
> 3. No way to resize the Window size. (this is bad for ppl w/
> Fixed in v0.4. The new version also "remembers", the resizing done to
> the window by you.
Cool.. (nit pick, the DELETE box, can be made smaller so as not to cause
the rest of the icons to become drop-down box. Since there's not many
icons altogether, would prefer everything to be view-able
> Thanks a lot for offering, would surely let you know if I do. Btw, the
> new version also comes with a 'Pool' tab, so you can easily drag-drop
> add/remove photos from Group pools.
Cool.. Looking good all the time..
BTW, as FYI, tried on windows, doesn't work. (Do I need the mono
libraries on WIndoww? I'm sure (I think) I have the dotnet libraries
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