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@admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 5:17 pm

the forum's editor does not allow image upload, file "too big":
"maximum allowed size is 64 KiB."

please enlarge max image size to at least 512 kB !
#define S sqrt(t+2*i*i)<2
#define F(a,b) for(a=0;a<b;++a)
float x,y,r,i,s,j,t,n;int main(){F(y,64){F(x,99){r=i=t=0;s=x/33-2;j=y/32-1;F(n,50&S){t=r*r-i*i;i=2*r*i+j;r=t+s;}if(S){PointOut(x,y);}}}for(;;);}

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Re: @admins: please enlarge

Sat Dec 26, 2015 5:22 pm

+1,
IMHO,
Relying on external sources for larger images can cause lost of details on older posts, when the external source goes offline.

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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 5:22 pm

Upload your photo to Imgur and post the link. Simple.
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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 5:46 pm

kusti8 wrote:Upload your photo to Imgur and post the link. Simple.
Like for any problem/limitation, there are ways to go around them....
And we all do something like what you are proposing (I use a file sharing site)

That being said,I still agree with the OP, for the simple sake of info preservation.

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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 5:57 pm

blachanc wrote:
kusti8 wrote:Upload your photo to Imgur and post the link. Simple.
Like for any problem/limitation, there are ways to go around them....
And we all do something like what you are proposing (I use a file sharing site)

That being said,I still agree with the OP, for the simple sake of info preservation.

Ben
AFAIK Imgur never deletes your posts.

It would be nice, but you also have to think about the Foundation's servers. I don't know how much space they buy and if they have room for bigger pictures.
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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:03 pm

I actually don't want to link, I just want to upload!
#define S sqrt(t+2*i*i)<2
#define F(a,b) for(a=0;a<b;++a)
float x,y,r,i,s,j,t,n;int main(){F(y,64){F(x,99){r=i=t=0;s=x/33-2;j=y/32-1;F(n,50&S){t=r*r-i*i;i=2*r*i+j;r=t+s;}if(S){PointOut(x,y);}}}for(;;);}

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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:08 pm

Why not? Upload it to some website like Imgur. Put the url in image tags and it looks and behaves as if you uploaded it here.
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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:08 pm

davenull wrote:I actually don't want to link, I just want to upload!
It would appear that after 4 years the limitation of this forum, which your gripe is on of many, absolutely nothing has been changed in that time... :shock:
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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:11 pm

admins: please DON'T enlarge max image size for upload.

Also disallow all links to those huge 4K by 4K images that make a mess of the forum display in the browser and are really bad news for mobile users.

Thank you.
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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:26 pm

in our German phpbb3 forum we have images upload to several (>10) MB image files and everything is fine.

We are working with smaller previews which can be enlarged if one wants to
http://www.mindstormsforum.de/viewtopic ... 624#p67237
#define S sqrt(t+2*i*i)<2
#define F(a,b) for(a=0;a<b;++a)
float x,y,r,i,s,j,t,n;int main(){F(y,64){F(x,99){r=i=t=0;s=x/33-2;j=y/32-1;F(n,50&S){t=r*r-i*i;i=2*r*i+j;r=t+s;}if(S){PointOut(x,y);}}}for(;;);}

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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:35 pm

fruitoftheloom wrote:
davenull wrote:I actually don't want to link, I just want to upload!
It would appear that after 4 years the limitation of this forum, which your gripe is on of many, absolutely nothing has been changed in that time... :shock:
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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:37 pm

davenull wrote:in our German phpbb3 forum we have images upload to several (>10) MB image files and everything is fine.

We are working with smaller previews which can be enlarged if one wants to
http://www.mindstormsforum.de/viewtopic ... 624#p67237
it's just a simple setting to enable it
#define S sqrt(t+2*i*i)<2
#define F(a,b) for(a=0;a<b;++a)
float x,y,r,i,s,j,t,n;int main(){F(y,64){F(x,99){r=i=t=0;s=x/33-2;j=y/32-1;F(n,50&S){t=r*r-i*i;i=2*r*i+j;r=t+s;}if(S){PointOut(x,y);}}}for(;;);}

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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:43 pm

jamesh wrote: New forum in progress. Unknown delivery date.
Old news trotted out by James. Forum changes remain unplanned.
If they stick with PHPBB3 the underlying cruddy software is never going to improve although the Raspite theme could be less ugly with a better font choice. Hopefully any new theme will be an addition, not a replacement so we can change back to prosilver or Raspite if it turns out ugly.
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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:44 pm

davenull wrote:
davenull wrote:in our German phpbb3 forum we have images upload to several (>10) MB image files and everything is fine.

We are working with smaller previews which can be enlarged if one wants to
http://www.mindstormsforum.de/viewtopic ... 624#p67237
it's just a simple setting to enable it
Not sure why the limit is so small, but my guess would be to reduce storage and serving requirements (big images = big server bandwidth required, not just storage requirements)
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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:45 pm

DougieLawson wrote:
jamesh wrote: New forum in progress. Unknown delivery date.
Old news trotted out by James. Forum changes remain unplanned.
If they stick with PHPBB3 the underlying cruddy software is never going to improve although the Raspite theme could be less ugly with a better font choice. Hopefully any new theme will be an addition, not a replacement so we can change back to prosilver or Raspite if it turns out ugly.
? Most certainly planned, have seen some new stuff. Mods have been asked what changes they would like to see. Defo some planning and implementation going on.
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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:49 pm

thank you, gladly (and hopefully) looking forward!
#define S sqrt(t+2*i*i)<2
#define F(a,b) for(a=0;a<b;++a)
float x,y,r,i,s,j,t,n;int main(){F(y,64){F(x,99){r=i=t=0;s=x/33-2;j=y/32-1;F(n,50&S){t=r*r-i*i;i=2*r*i+j;r=t+s;}if(S){PointOut(x,y);}}}for(;;);}

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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:12 pm

Most of the worlds population accesses the internet via their mobile phone or tablet and rely on expensive mobile network providers.

This is a) slow and b) often capped.

A forum like this should not be causing their mobile browsers to download megabytes of useless images.

Do think of your users.
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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:18 pm

I am accessing the internet exclusively by PCs and by the Raspi in case of need - never by mobile devices.
Most of my collegues and friends do it the same way like me.

A small preview is working fine for either user, so please stop objecting and cool down your heater.
We are working with smaller previews which can be enlarged if one wants to
http://www.mindstormsforum.de/viewtopic ... 624#p67237
the full image size is only downloaded if one wants to enlarge it.
#define S sqrt(t+2*i*i)<2
#define F(a,b) for(a=0;a<b;++a)
float x,y,r,i,s,j,t,n;int main(){F(y,64){F(x,99){r=i=t=0;s=x/33-2;j=y/32-1;F(n,50&S){t=r*r-i*i;i=2*r*i+j;r=t+s;}if(S){PointOut(x,y);}}}for(;;);}

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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:37 pm

davenull
I am accessing the internet exclusively by PCs and by the Raspi in case of need - never by mobile devices.
Most of my collegues and friends do it the same way like me.
Turns out that we are the lucky few who have access to such machines and high speed internet. The majority does not yet.
A small preview is working fine for either user, so please stop objecting and cool down your heater.
If the small preview is the default then that is all well and good. In my experience that is not the case. At least not on this forum. I'm not even warm yet.

If you don't care about the majority of the worlds population then so be it. Just saying.
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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:54 pm

About internet speed and performance and usage I can talk just about me and my friends.

About the image size and the server and website performance: try out the link which I provided!
#define S sqrt(t+2*i*i)<2
#define F(a,b) for(a=0;a<b;++a)
float x,y,r,i,s,j,t,n;int main(){F(y,64){F(x,99){r=i=t=0;s=x/33-2;j=y/32-1;F(n,50&S){t=r*r-i*i;i=2*r*i+j;r=t+s;}if(S){PointOut(x,y);}}}for(;;);}

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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:05 pm

Your link may be fine.

I thought we were talking about this forum.

People like Facebook and MS are taking the next 5 billion users seriously. And their slow, limited, unreliable connectivity.
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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:08 pm

our forum is phpbb3 just like this forum.
I actually doubt that small previews would affect either forum for either images of either sizes.

But let's see what the forum's admins will develop for the future.
#define S sqrt(t+2*i*i)<2
#define F(a,b) for(a=0;a<b;++a)
float x,y,r,i,s,j,t,n;int main(){F(y,64){F(x,99){r=i=t=0;s=x/33-2;j=y/32-1;F(n,50&S){t=r*r-i*i;i=2*r*i+j;r=t+s;}if(S){PointOut(x,y);}}}for(;;);}

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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:26 pm

I don't know.

My simple point is that if one hits a page on a forum like this from a phone it should not take minutes to download and blow ones data cap.

I have issues with this when roaming around Europe with my phone.

Those links to huge images you find here all the time are a disaster.
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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:31 pm

please come to the point!
I posted a link of several huge sized uploaded images in 1 post which are represented as small-sized previews by default.

So do you have issues?

I bet not.
#define S sqrt(t+2*i*i)<2
#define F(a,b) for(a=0;a<b;++a)
float x,y,r,i,s,j,t,n;int main(){F(y,64){F(x,99){r=i=t=0;s=x/33-2;j=y/32-1;F(n,50&S){t=r*r-i*i;i=2*r*i+j;r=t+s;}if(S){PointOut(x,y);}}}for(;;);}

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Re: @admins: please enlarge max image size for upload

Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:48 pm

davenull,
please come to the point!
I have no idea how to make my point more clear. Perhaps a large font for the hard of understanding.
Big downloads means slow response, sometimes unusable, and blown data caps.
So do you have issues?
Yes, as I have pointed out above.

For a recent example check this thread on this forum: viewtopic.php?f=62&t=129536

It was full of image links to 4K by something images. They totally destroy the forum layout in Chrome and Firefox on my PC and are a disaster on mobile. The poster was kind enough to fix that when I mentioned it. But I should not have to mention it and posters should not have to go back and fix it.

This is not uncommon.
I bet not.
I'm not sure why you are so intent on disputing this everyday occurrence.
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