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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 10:53:33
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On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 10:21, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> 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:

And finally, I copied my files over to the server and ran it, so you
can now see it live (well, the data isn't updated, but you can see it
in your own browser) at

 Magnus Hagander

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