On Samstag, 15. November 2008, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote: > On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 10:18:26PM +0100, Christoph Haas wrote: > > I would love to see the screenshots integrated into > > packages.debian.org and perhaps they even get used in graphical > > package managers like synaptic, kpackage, adept or gnome-apt. It is > > easy to refer to screenshots from your own application or web site. > > Just use these URLs: > > > > Thumbnail (<= 160x120 pixels): > > http://screenshots.debian.net/thumbnail/PACKAGENAME > > (this URL returns a dummy thumbnail if no screenshot was found) > > > > Package's page with all available screenshots: > > http://screenshots.debian.net/package/PACKAGENAME > > I've a suggestion / feature request for the API. Can you please add > the equivalent of the thumbnail URL which returns the bigger image? Yes, Michael Vogt has also requested this. He has already built a feature into 'synaptic' to load screenshots and asked to have a URL for the large image. Currently I'm moving things around a little to improve the performance (the server is way more loaded than I expected) but next on my list is the API. > I imagine that there can be applications which want to show first the > thumbnail and then, e.g. upon click/selection, the bigger version of > the thumbnail for further user-inspection. Right now, this is possible > only by either embedding some web-browser widget to show the /package/ > URL, or by spawning an external web browser. Exactly how Michael argued. :) > An intermediate level would be good, and I guess it's trivial to add. Yes, it is. I'll have it done during this weekend. Cheers Christoph -- A guess is just a guess until you turn it into a pie chart. Then it's an analysis. (Scott Adams)
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