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Site and Policy » Markdown Migration » Post 328

HeartLinda

“++” has been converted to ____ as in the comments of >>186872 talking about C++ (now “C____”). I think I understand how this happened (with Textile’s syntax for “inserted text” being converted to Markdown underlines) but I think this should be considered a bug if the goal is to preserve old text.

Site and Policy » Report site bugs here » Post 11563

Background Pony #592B
Couldn’t say if this is due to a site change or a browser update:
It used to be that while uploading a file, the status bar showed % completion updates, but it hasn’t for a while.

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Princess Celestia
The End wasn't The End - Found a new home after the great exodus of 2012

Administrator
Devops
Also buy your own hardware
Great idea, I’d love to! Just one small problem: who will pay for the upfront cost of that?
Not to mention that kind of kills scalability. Plus, cost of colocation can be higher than what I estimate the cost of operation would be post-move to cloud. Then in 5 years when we run out of storage on that shiny server we bought, we have to drop lotsofmoney to either upgrade or replace the obsolete server, also requiring untrivial amounts of manual labor to move everything.
Also, I suspect your site doesn’t get to the point where if you don’t cache you run out of server bandwidth instantly.

Site and Policy » Site Development Notification and Feedback Thread » Post 965

PUBLIQclopAccountant
Magical Inkwell - Wrote MLP fanfiction consisting of at least around 1.5k words, and has a verified link to the platform of their choice

Pubilq Phirm
Suggestion: downgrade hidden tags to mere spoiler tags specifically when browsing my:faves. I’ve also had hidden tags cause missing episodes from comics, but I can’t think of a good way to square that circle at the moment. However, it’s annoying when a favorite image disappears because someone added a tag you’ve hidden to it and you specifically chose to add it to your favorites collection so that you could enjoy seeing it again.
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byte[]
Verified Pegasus - Show us your gorgeous wings!
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
An Artist Who Rocks - 100+ images under their artist tag
Artist -

Philomena Contributor
Not having the ability to basically wget images with the tag names will definitely be a pain point for me.
I suspect that if you’re already at the point where you’re using wget, you can automate renaming them
Also, why don’t you do it on the server side?
Because then I can’t take advantage of CDN caching
1 line of inline perl in the nginx config to tell nginx what and how to remap
The nginx configurations I have currently are similarly small; but it breaks caching
you basically kill any other users of philomena
I already have the consideration of other philomena users in mind. They will get whatever the development environment gets, which would either be a file storage plugin or a local object storage server like minio. I would never require storage to be tied to an external service.
Paying for an object storage service is more expensive.
If you look at the links I provided, you will see that these object storage services are egress-free, and the relative cost is less than renting equivalent amounts of dedicated or block storage.
Also buy your own hardware
Great idea, I’d love to! Just one small problem: who will pay for the upfront cost of that?
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Site and Policy » Site Development Notification and Feedback Thread » Post 963

Background Pony #8FCB
@byte[]
Not having the ability to basically wget images with the tag names will definitely be a pain point for me.
Also, why don’t you do it on the server side?
I used to work on an application which served hundreds of millions of files to the “users” (other programs). Each request were internally redirected to the given object (azure blob storage), the user did not see how the item was stored. A lot of items was mapped from multiple urls to the same object. Even before the blob storage there was no such abuse of the fs what you mention. That’s what databases are for. Look up the path in that and serve the resource on whatever request URL regardless where it comes from.
Right now I’m running a smaller fan site (won’t name it) with around 500k items, each can be served on 3 different URLs, and there is only a single file for each item. Literally 1 line of inline perl in the nginx config to tell nginx what and how to remap. The generated html page contains a link which is generated by the server side code and nginx knows how to map the generated urls to the actual resource. That 1 single line of perl code even maps the objects to a simple tree structure to avoid having 500k files in a single folder (that would kill the fs and drag the iops down hard, does not matter what the backing storage is capable of). Yes, yes fs caching and stuff I know, there are reasons I don’t have them enabled/not sufficient amount.
And with this change (if there is no other option) you basically kill any other users of philomena. Not everyone want’s to have to use that specific object storage service.
Also buy your own hardware, and forget hdds. I just don’t get how a proper large nvme ssd’s millions of IOPS are a bottleneck. Especially if multiple ones are in a mirror mode where the reads can be distributed. Paying for an object storage service is more expensive. A lot more, especially considering the traffic.
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Site and Policy » Could I have my Picarto stream added? » Topic Opener

Lil_VampireCJ
Twinkling Balloon - Took part in the 2021 community collab.
Artist -

Lil_VampireCJ
Introduction
Hi was wondering if I could have my Picarto stream added?(According to the QA I have to contact a Administrator about this, so I hope this is the right place to get in-touch..) I have been heavily interested to get into streaming again as well as contributing to Derpibooru.
Questions & Concerns
I was also wondering about the stream naming system, does it change/sync automatically if the stream is renamed or does it have to be manually changed by a Admin or can the user/stream owner do it, because my artist stream might be changing names a lot due to not having membership/premium on Picarto meaning I cannot own/have multiple Streams.
Tag & Stream Link
Artist tag: Artist:lil_vampireCJ
My Picarto stream link: https://picarto.tv/LilVampireCJ
Info about my Streams
Rating: Safe/SFW But this rating may be changed/varied depending on circumstances on games(Doesn’t impact art as my Art will always be SFW.) - Ratings will be changed in Picarto before streams begin though.
What will be streamed: Drawing art/commissions as well as hanging out/playing Pony-based games such as Pony Town, MLP Garry’s Mod servers & so much more!
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The Smiling Pony
Verified Pegasus - Show us your gorgeous wings!
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
Philomena - For helping others attend the 2021 community collab
Twinkling Balloon - Took part in the 2021 community collab.
Magnificence - Artist with 100+ Safe/Suggestive images with over 100 upvotes, and 5+ Questionable/Explicit images with over 350 upvotes
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
The Magic of Friendship Grows - For helping others attend the 2020 Community Collab
Friendship, Art, and Magic (2020) - Took part in the 2020 Community Collab
The Power of Love - Given to a publicly verified artist with an image under their artist’s tag that has reached 1000 upvotes
Dream Come True! - Participated in the MLP 9th Anniversary Event

Manually Breathing
@PUBLIQclopAccountant
The site creates a number of “preview thumbnails” of various sizes to best fit the current window size; it avoids always transferring the full image size when it’s not necessary at all (ie. when someone’s on a 1080 screen and the image is 4k). Clicking on it will trigger loading the full size. This change won’t affect that.

Site and Policy » Site Development Notification and Feedback Thread » Post 960

The Smiling Pony
Verified Pegasus - Show us your gorgeous wings!
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
Philomena - For helping others attend the 2021 community collab
Twinkling Balloon - Took part in the 2021 community collab.
Magnificence - Artist with 100+ Safe/Suggestive images with over 100 upvotes, and 5+ Questionable/Explicit images with over 350 upvotes
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
The Magic of Friendship Grows - For helping others attend the 2020 Community Collab
Friendship, Art, and Magic (2020) - Took part in the 2020 Community Collab
The Power of Love - Given to a publicly verified artist with an image under their artist’s tag that has reached 1000 upvotes
Dream Come True! - Participated in the MLP 9th Anniversary Event

Manually Breathing
@TexasUberAlles
This refers to the difference between View and Download (one just opens the image, the other triggers a download prompt), plus the ability to offer an image with (some) tags in filename.
‘Save Image’ and ’Drag ‘n Drop’ type of image saving shouldn’t be affected.

Site and Policy » Site Development Notification and Feedback Thread » Post 959

PUBLIQclopAccountant
Magical Inkwell - Wrote MLP fanfiction consisting of at least around 1.5k words, and has a verified link to the platform of their choice

Pubilq Phirm
@TexasUberAlles
If you click (or tap, if you’re a phone poster) the image, it’ll download the full resolution. I learned this trick as a necessity to view details in some comics. The default is tuned to the resolution of your viewport, but you’d have to ask byte for specifics.

Site and Policy » Site Development Notification and Feedback Thread » Post 958

TexasUberAlles
Duck - If report count was a score, he'd have the biggest score
Verified Pegasus - Show us your gorgeous wings!
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
Philomena - For helping others attend the 2021 community collab
Twinkling Balloon - Took part in the 2021 community collab.
Ten years of changes - Celebrated the 10th anniversary of MLP:FiM!
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
The Magic of Friendship Grows - For helping others attend the 2020 Community Collab
Friendship, Art, and Magic (2020) - Took part in the 2020 Community Collab
Dream Come True! - Participated in the MLP 9th Anniversary Event

I was honestly under the impression that being able to see an image onscreen in the first place meant that your device had already downloaded it; is the site serving thumbnails or condensed versions instead?

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Site and Policy » Site Development Notification and Feedback Thread » Post 954

Background Pony #5126
@byte[]
How this “ObjectStorage” will play with TOR, proxies, VPNs, and IPs (unjustly) marked as “spam”? I won’t 403 you or something?
How about mass-downloader scripts that downloads gigabytes (or more) of images? It won’t ban or throttle you for “unusual” traffic?
What about hotlinking?

Site and Policy » Ask the Mods Important Questions (V2) » Post 531

Lil_VampireCJ
Twinkling Balloon - Took part in the 2021 community collab.
Artist -

Lil_VampireCJ
Hi I submitted a report against a concerning user almost a week ago for serious poor/bad safety tagging and nothing still has been done and the report still hasn’t been viewed/closed.
They are still continuing to mark/upload uncensored fetish/R34 content and mark them as safe/suggestive instead of “questionable” or “explicit”(aka the correct rating that it should be tagged as; unless someone actually goes onto their profile and fixes the safety tag themselves.
Could a moderator please look into this when they can? (I’m asking about it as it has took longer than usual for a report to be done/closed & I’m getting concerned it hasn’t been seen & it is a safety concern for the site.)
I was going to link their account but decided not to for the users own protection so only moderators know and can look into my reports for the user & the issue.

Site and Policy » Site Development Notification and Feedback Thread » Post 953

byte[]
Verified Pegasus - Show us your gorgeous wings!
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
An Artist Who Rocks - 100+ images under their artist tag
Artist -

Philomena Contributor
Because some object storage offerings have recently become extremely compelling, and to be honest because it’s a pain to manage millions of image files on a local server, I am once again planning a move in the application code to take images from locally hosted to cloud hosted. Because cloud object storage solutions generally don’t allow symlinks and path-based header rewriting, this will involve changing bunch of image URLs into a permanent canonical format. I haven’t decided yet what this canonical format will be, but it definitely won’t support triggering a download of the image, and it won’t support tags in the filename.
This is not the first time I have proposed scrapping the duplicated file paths. However, to make it easier to swallow this time around, if the API downloaders are insufficient or inconvenient for your purposes, I will try to address what people are actually using the download with tags in the filename feature for: downloading bulk images from your browser.

This will generate a ZIP file on the fly from a selected source and download it as a stream; it will not take up all of your memory while it’s downloading. The source could be all of your open tabs, or it could be the contents of a search query (not sure if I should include this one or not). Importantly, you can configure whether you want short or long filenames, and included metadata or no metadata.
It will also be possible to download single files, but as before, will go through a clientside script that rewrites the file name for your local machine. (This feature depends on ServiceWorker availability and might not work if you are using private browsing mode.)
I understand that this solution won’t appeal to everyone. Leave your complaints below, because while there is some working code, this downloader is still essentially in the early prototype phase and is small enough to be rewritten if there is need for some major change.

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