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#26 2014-05-09 06:23:38

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

What sort of extra work?


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#27 2014-05-09 06:25:25

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

Each gebra and M problem will have to be redone and a snapshot taken of the image.


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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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#28 2014-05-09 06:51:33

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

Are you serious?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#29 2014-05-09 06:59:01

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

Quite serious.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#30 2014-05-09 07:46:52

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

There are a couple thousand of those.

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#31 2014-05-09 08:59:24

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

Just about. You never get something for nothing.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#32 2014-05-09 09:01:29

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

Maybe we should abandon them or create an entire new forum, because changing all that will take months (not to mention you will become bald).

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#33 2014-05-09 09:04:33

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

There is no chance I will ever be bald. I will not do any reproducing of the images unless someone asks for it. As you know that is highly unlikely.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#34 2014-05-09 09:05:56

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

bobbym wrote:

Each gebra and M problem will have to be redone and a snapshot taken of the image.

So you just said that, but aren't going to actually do it?

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#35 2014-05-09 09:08:21

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

I could do it for the Computer Math thread, but even that would take a a long time. For the rest of my posts I would not even know where to look, so I would have to wait for a request.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#36 2014-05-09 11:27:44

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

Have zipped up the folder containing all images (99 Mb) and am downloading it now for safekeeping.


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#37 2014-05-09 12:33:39

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

Only 99 mb? great!

bobbym, Are you okay? It would be an insane task. Also, I want you to be productive doing more new problems than old. You can do this:
1. take the backup of the forum from MIF
2. Also take the images
3. Upload all the images somewhere else.
4. Scan the copy of the forum *using a script* to check the occurences of the images and replace them by hotlinked img tags.


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#38 2014-05-09 13:09:28

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

My hypothesis is that this won't be very tough because the database storing the images also probably stores the post numbers.

What mod were you using, MIF? also, could you please tell me what the database of posts looks like in its raw form?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#39 2014-05-09 13:32:29

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

I could download from MIF but without an uoload plugin, I could not use it.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#40 2014-05-09 13:36:19

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

You would.

The backup contains all the images, right?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#41 2014-05-09 13:37:16

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

Unless we have a new plug in for attachments, how will I get them into the posts?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#42 2014-05-09 13:44:32

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

You still do not get the idea.

Each of the post that has an image attached must know that the image is attached. This is probably done by adding some special data at the end of the field that contains that post.

Evidently, the special data is not itself the image but a link to it.

For the sake of the argument, assume those fields are like this:

Here's my post and attached is the picture
<include picture=’agnishom'>

You'll do this:
1. Upload the 99 mb folder of images somewhere else
2. Find each instruction that wants to attach an image and replace it with a suitable img tag.

Ofcourse to do this, you'll need a full copy of the forum from MIF
Do you get my point?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#43 2014-05-09 13:46:32

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

I am not following you, how do I get it online in this forum?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#44 2014-05-09 13:52:07

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

You cannot get it online. You need the copy of the forum database and the files from Rod himself.
I could try but I do not think MIF will find me responsible or trusted enough to receive the file.

There's another workaround, though.


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#45 2014-05-09 13:55:02

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

Agnishom, he should also hold onto the files from me too. I may go mad at any time. When you get to be my age kookiness is a daily threat.

I am not too concerned over those uploaded images. I could just reproduce the image when someone asks which will not happen.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#46 2014-05-09 13:58:12

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

Lets say a post is missing the uploaded file xyz.gif, then find xyz.gif in the 99Mb zip file, drag and drop it into (say) imgur, which gives you a link. Put that link in place of the missing file.

There may be better ways, though.


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#47 2014-05-09 13:59:57

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

What sort of madness are you talking about?

Loss of the images means loss of 50% of the sensible math around here. Supposing you could do all the geogebra problems done till date. What if the forum goes an upgrade once again after 10 years? Will you do double the work again?

May I tell you the other workaround I have?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#48 2014-05-09 14:01:55

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

I could use the idea MIF has, but yes lets have your idea.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#49 2014-05-09 14:02:32

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

MathsIsFun wrote:

Lets say a post is missing the uploaded file xyz.gif, then find xyz.gif in the 99Mb zip file, drag and drop it into (say) imgur, which gives you a link. Put that link in place of the missing file.

There may be better ways, though.

Actually, that is what I am telling. 99 mb contains a heck lot of images, so I do not think you can go through this by hand. You need a script.

I've got another workaround though.


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#50 2014-05-09 14:03:20

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Re: Forum Upgrade 1.5.6

Okay, what is it?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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