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Old 07-24-2006, 03:39 AM   #21
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> There are currently 5 files in the olate system. I _do_ need
> access if we want to convert our current archive into the
> olate system.
>

When that's what we're ready to do, wee'll get some temporary people to help out for a day and re-submit everything to the new database. There's plenty of people who can't be full-time staffers but who would help out for a few hours while we get everything pushed into the new database, I'm sure. So if we have a download system all ready to go (apparently we're going with Olate) then let's hear some suggestions about other systems. How do you think we should do the front page and news submissions? What about the "Articles" section? Should we keep it?
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Old 07-24-2006, 03:56 AM   #22
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I can make olate have a news page, and I can make it so we don't have to re-submit everything, if everything is stored in sql right now. It would be retarded to spend hours re-submitting everything.
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Old 07-24-2006, 05:10 AM   #23
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> I can make olate have a news page, and I can make it so we
> don't have to re-submit everything, if everything is stored
> in sql right now. It would be retarded to spend hours
> re-submitting everything.

Nothing is stored in SQL. I guess you could write a script that goes through and parses the data from the HTML and then resubmits the files automatically, but then you'd get a bunch of outdated files and descriptions. It all has to be done by hand in order to get new, updated files and info. Also, if you use Olate's news page, how do you propose to set up a news submission queue? I've looked at the code for its news thing and it would be a lot of work to change it all. It seems like a better diea to use a different method for posting news and just leaving Olate to downloads, which is what it's good at.
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Old 07-24-2006, 05:29 AM   #24
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> how do you propose to set up a news submission queue? I've looked at the code for
> its news thing and it would be a lot of work to change it all. It seems like a better diea to use a different method
> for posting news
>

I could write a news queue script in my sleep.
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Old 07-24-2006, 05:33 AM   #25
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> I could write a news queue script in my sleep.
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Swamp and I came up with what I think is a better and easier to manage way of submitting and posting news. It's late now, but I'll PM you tomorrow about it and see what you think.
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Old 09-20-2006, 11:02 PM   #26
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> Make me a staffer. Sam, everytime someone asks for something
> to be done, you say, "well, someone just DO IT". So, let me
> be one of the people to do it.
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When you become a staffer it will surely a sign of the end of days.
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Old 09-20-2006, 11:06 PM   #27
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> > Uh, Seventh'd.
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> heh, thanks everyone.
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Times have changed I remember when everyone hated you. Just so you know I still do.
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Old 09-20-2006, 11:49 PM   #28
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> Times have changed I remember when everyone hated you. Just
> so you know I still do.
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Old 09-21-2006, 12:09 AM   #29
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> LOLOLOLOL!!!!!1111
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Hurts SO MUCH coming from soniczip

i've been around here in some form or another for years
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Old 09-21-2006, 12:20 AM   #30
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> Hurts SO MUCH coming from soniczip
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> i've been around here in some form or another for years
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