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From David Pollak <feeder.of.the.be...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: User profile thumbnails
Date Fri, 02 Oct 2009 22:00:30 GMT
Each time I need to do this, I write an image manager from scratch (time for
ProtoImageManager).

Personally, I'd rather see ESME use Gravitars or some other external source
of images... but that's just me. ;-)

On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 2:12 PM, Richard Hirsch <hirsch.dick@gmail.com>wrote:

> I like this idea - have you dug into the lift features - maybe there
> is something there that we can use.
>
> D.
>
> On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 9:47 PM, Dave Briccetti <daveb@davebsoft.com>
> wrote:
> > Twitter seems to have a good approach for providing large- and
> > thumbnail-size user images. When users register, Twitter takes the
> provided
> > photo, scales it to create the thumbnail, and then stores both images at
> two
> > different URLs. They make one of the URLs available via the API, and the
> > second one’s name can be derived from the first. So when clients want to
> > show a group of uniformly-scaled thumbnails, it’s very easy.
> >
> > Might we want to use a similar approach?
>



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