[Operators] Services list maintainance

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Apr 12 21:33:38 UTC 2011


On 4/12/11 3:31 PM, Sean Dilda wrote:
> On 4/12/11 5:25 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> On 4/12/11 3:24 PM, Sean Dilda wrote:
> 
>>>
>>> Thanks for doing the new site.  However, with Chrome on my mac, the
>>> formatting is weird.  I only see the first few characters of the
>>> 'Primary Admin' field, and have to scroll to the right to see the rest
>>> even though there's plenty of horizontal space to the sides.
>>
>> I think we might need to drop one of the columns, but I'm not sure
>> which...
>>
>>> Also, a few servers don't have lat/long which makes their columns appear
>>> weird.
>>
>> We need to gather that data by poking the admins of those services.
>>
> 
> 
> If you're looking for suggestions, I say drop the lat/long columns and
> kill two birds with one stone.  The lat/long doesn't provide much info
> that the country doesn't.  This is especially true when you consider how
> easy it is to host a service in multiple datacenters or even have your
> service hosted in a cloud where you don't know what datacenter you're
> actually in.

As I recall, some clients (e.g., Pidgin) use the lat/lon to show a fancy
interface for choosing a server for registration purposes. But it would
be good to verify that they still do so. I'll ping their dev list.

Peter


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Peter Saint-Andre
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