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From Clay Leeds <>
Subject Re: Scaling images (was Re: [JIRA] Commented: (FOR-264) forrest seed does not create the resources folder)
Date Fri, 22 Oct 2004 22:08:07 GMT
On Oct 22, 2004, at 2:07 PM, Ross Gardler wrote:
>> Alternatively Cocoon can be used to scale down the image where needed.
>> We could specify a max-width for web pages.
> Yes, Clay and I discussed this a little a while back in the context of  
> embedded images. We decided that it would be best to  
> have a Cocoon generator that could scale the images. Problem is,  
> neither of us has built a generator before, nor have we checked to see  
> if one exists yet.
> I really don't want to have to go managing multiple image resources  
> when I don't need to.
>>> Thoughts? Eventually, I'd like to come up with a solution to the  
>>> 'screenshot' dilemma, where if a screenshot is too wide for the  
>>> page, Cocoon/Forrest would shrink it to fit a default size (640x480,  
>>> 800x600, or 1024x768, etc.), but provide a link/fork to view the  
>>> full-size image.
>> I have the same problem with SVG (source and pnged), we could use a  
>> similar system.
> Clay did make a suggestion that seemed to work when we were discussing  
> the above, but I can't find it in the archives right now - Clay can  
> you find it/remember it?
> Ross

I don't recall which thread you're referring to. Here're a couple of  
possibilities on DEV[1] and USER [2].


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