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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CMS anonymous user improvements
Date Thu, 05 Jul 2012 22:12:33 GMT
On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 6:43 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 2:57 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 7:08 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 6:53 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> > On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 8:47 AM, Joe Schaefer <
> joe_schaefer@yahoo.com>
> >> >> wrote:
> >> >> > This weekend David Blevins and I worked on streamlining
> >> >> > the anonymous user support in the CMS.  Two major improvements
> >> >> > are the introduction of "Quick Mail" and anonymous clones.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Quick Mail is the analog of Quick Commit but for anonymous
> >> >> > users- it is enabled by default and makes submitting patches
> >> >> > to the mailing list much easier to execute.  The mailout will
> >> >> > contain a url for committers to use that permits a committer
> >> >> > to clone the working copy of the anonymous user, so all you'd
> >> >> > need to do is review the change in the CMS and commit it.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Would be nice if Rob or someone created a video tutorial for this
> >> >> > that's geared toward anon users and showed off these new features.
> >> >>
> >> >> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fvg1pfHLhE
> >> >>
> >> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> > Hi Rob --
> >> >
> >> > I couldn't read this one as clearly as your first. You used some sort
> of
> >> > zoom mechanism on the first one I think, and also there seemed to be
> some
> >> > text annotations on the first one with actual bookmarlet URL that this
> >> one
> >> > doesn't have.
> >> >
> >>
> >> I'm still learning the tool (Camtasia)  It looks like if you do the
> >> original recording at a higher resolution than the output resolution
> >> then you can tell it to automatically zoom in to area where your mouse
> >> is.  But in this case my recording resolution is the same as the
> >> output resolution, so no zooming is possible.
> >>
> >> But I can add text annotations, arrows, etc.
> >>
> >> -Rob
> >>
> >
> > Text annotations would help I think. This video is really quite a
> different
> > experience for me than your first -- I can't say why.
> >
> > I enjoyed your humorous account of searching for "CMS" in wikipedia by
> the
> > way. That "Certificate in Master Safecracking" might bear some research!
> :)
> >
>
> Here is the amazing coincidence.  I recorded that video back on June
> 24th.  The joke about the CMS abbreviations was just random, based on
> what Wikipedia showed.   One of them I showed in the tutorial was CMS
> == Compact Muon Solenoid.
>
> Well, what happened a week later?
>
> The CMS, part of CERN, announces that they think they've found the
> Higgs Boson, the long sought particle.
>
> But wait, there's more!
>
> Look at the CMS press releases here:
> http://cms.web.cern.ch/org/cms-presentations-public
>
> All the the press release translations are in PDF or DOC or DOCX
> format, except from the one in Finnish, which is in "OpenOffice"
> format (well, really ODF).  And we're adding Finnish translation in
> our next release.
>
> So very strange, improbable coincidences.   Or did Joe cause the Higgs
> Boson to be created by adding anonymous support to the Apache CMS?
>
> Hmmm...
>
> -Rob
>
>
>
Well if Joe can cause this, I should strive to be his best friend! :D


>
>
> > Thanks for shedding more light on this at any rate. I know folks will
> > appreciate these.
> >
> >
> >> > So good information, but difficult to see. Sorry.
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> >
> >>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >> > MzK
> >> >
> >> > "I would rather have a donkey that takes me there
> >> >  than a horse that will not fare."
> >> >                                           -- Portuguese proverb
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > MzK
> >
> > "I would rather have a donkey that takes me there
> >  than a horse that will not fare."
> >                                           -- Portuguese proverb
>



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MzK

"I would rather have a donkey that takes me there
 than a horse that will not fare."
                                          -- Portuguese proverb

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