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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: photo gallery architecture
Date Mon, 07 Jul 2008 06:31:35 GMT
Niclas Hedhman wrote:
> Roland Weber wrote:
> > I'm not a photographer myself, but I sometimes stumble
> > over forum discussions between photographers. With that
> > (non-)background, I assume that some ambitious amateur
> > photographers would want to store the "original" in a
> > raw format, along with a full-sized version in a standard
> > image format (JPG) and a thumbnail.
> A few years ago I aided in making a bird photography website, made by
> Cocoon. So, I contributed back to Cocoon a block/plugin which scales
> the images on the fly, and Cocoon's caching will take care of
> minimizing the resizing happening. Advantage was that only the
> originals needed to be managed, the rest was handled internally in
> Cocoon.
> On the actual website, there was buttons for increasing and decreasing
> thumbnail size and the download suggested some sizes available, where
> pictures exceeding 1024x768 was not free of charge.

Yes, i was going to mention the Apache Cocoon work by Niclas, Stefano,
and others.

Here are the demos:


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