[Operators] Services list maintainance
stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Apr 12 21:39:58 UTC 2011
On 4/12/11 3:38 PM, Paul Staroch wrote:
> Am 2011-04-12 23:33, schrieb Peter Saint-Andre:
>> 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
>>>>> Also, a few servers don't have lat/long which makes their columns appear
>>>> 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.
> Don't these clients use the XML data at
Correct, but we'll start auto-generating that XML file from the data in
the WordPress database, I think. Still to be determined...
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