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Re: planet "top posters" section

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>, pgsql-www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Selena Deckelmann <selenamarie(at)gmail(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, "Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum" <adsmail(at)wars-nicht(dot)de>
Subject: Re: planet "top posters" section
Date: 2010-04-19 08:21:08
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On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 10:17, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 09:29, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 2:56 AM, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 9:32 PM, Robert Treat
>>> <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net> wrote:
>>>> Personally I think the top teams thing has caused more trouble/confusion than
>>>> any benefit it has produced, and at this point I think it could be dumped, and
>>>> with that our top 20 would become much more reasonable looking. imho.
>>>
>>> That'd be fine with me, too, as would any of the other suggestions so
>>> far offered.
>>
>> I disagree - I like the teams feature.
>>
>> How about just listing top posters and top teams separately, and not
>> including the people under each team. Maybe something like
>>
>> Top posters
>> -----------------
>>
>> Robert Treat (OmniTI) - 5
>> Andreas Scherbaum - 5
>> Magnus Hagander - 4
>> Dave Page (EnterpriseDB) -2
>> Bruce Momjian (EnterpriseDB) - 2
>>
>> Top teams
>> ----------------
>>
>> OmniTI - 5
>> EnterpriseDB - 4
>
> This is the best idea I've seen so far, I think.
>
>
>> My only concern with that is that the poster names could become quite long.
>
> Yeah. We could limit the length of the name, I guess - but most are
> short already. CommandPrompt is the longest, and that's not really
> long. (It doesn't say "CommandPrompt, Inc" for example, which would've
> been easily shortened).
>
> I whipped up a quick test (the first part, which is adding the teams
> to the top listing, is trivial. The second one will require the
> reqwrite of a query :P). Here's how it looks for me (attached).
>
> What we could do if we want this is either increase the width of the
> right column (it's fixed at 250px now, with the contents column
> scaling up in size to whatever the browser window has), or we could
> decrease the font size. Thoughts?
>
> (Interestingly enough, the last decision made around changes here was
> IIRC to allow "aliases" in the names of blogs, which helped break the
> display :P But that's already broken on what we have now, with depesz
> name being so long it always linebreaks. But this makes it even more
> obvious.)

Meh, posting denied due to size of attachment. Here's an URL for the
attachment instead:

http://www.hagander.net/tmp/20100419-102046-3421.png

-- 
 Magnus Hagander
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