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== Unresolved ==
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=== About this Page ===
  
=== General ===
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These are all the issues with our [http://galleryproject.org Drupal-based Gallery website] that we've found as part of conversion or upgrade processes. If you find issues with the site, please record them in the '''Unresolved''' section, and if you're bored, verify things in the '''Resolved''' section are really working properly.
* CSS does not pass validation
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* Need a site favicon (picts from logo)
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* Charset issues; can be seen in April fools news (M�ller) and User Testamonials
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* Charset issues; some forum content has the same charset issues, e.g. the description for the "German Language Support" forum
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* April fools news item contains a "more details" link to gmc1.. should this have been rewritten?
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* We need a Wiki decision, two Wikis are confusing
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=== Broken Links ===
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[http://sourceforge.net/pm/task.php?group_project_id=44519&group_id=7130&func=browse SF.net GMC Task List] has been created to keep track. Issues moved to the tracker is marked with <font color="#339933">green text</font>
* Header Support link -- we need to add a Support page in the GMC wiki
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* These main navigation links (in right nav): Screenshots, Sample Galleries, Documentation, Gallery FAQ
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=== Browser Specific Issues ===
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== Unresolved ==
* Safari - Top banner buttons broken, no icons, displayed stacked without style.
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=== Performance ===
 
* How about a little JS to preload the hover images? There's a little delay the first time you hover over while they d/l. -BMW (Aug 12 2005)
 
  
=== Warnings and Errors ===
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== Resolved ==
  
=== Bad UI ===
 
* [CVS Monitor] Skin/theme of [http://gallery.menalto.com/cgi-bin/cvsmonitor/cvsmonitor.pl CVS Monitor] should be customized to match the theme of the rest of the site (for a more unified look).
 
* [Search Tips page] Search input box not labelled
 
* [Login page] Username input is ~75% wide
 
* [Advanced Search page] Date inputs are ~75% wide
 
* [My Account - Edit] Password inputs misaligned
 
* [My Account - Edit] Email and Username inputs are ~75% wide
 
* [Forums] Comment threading makes long posts unreadable
 
** flatforum module installed -- needs some theming
 
* [Main page, Recent posts, User testamonials] Page links at bottom line wrapped between "next" and "page"
 
* [Forums list, topics list] some of the content overlaps the nav boxes on the right
 
* [Gallery Team] two places show a ! before a name (old-wiki tokens to prevent making those words into links?).. should be stripped in migration
 
* Body of some pages falls below the right sidebar
 
** Click on my account, then login. The View tab of my account seems empty until you scroll down
 
** Create a new forum post, the input boxes are way down on the bottom left
 
  
=== Missing Functionality ===
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== Old issue reports which may or may not still exist ==
* Sample Galleries not implemented (needs an embedded G2)
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* Forum Avatars not migrated
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* Forum: Missing canned response drop-down
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* Forum: Missing immediate reply box at the end of a thread
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* Forum: The "Last reply" column should not just be text, it should also be clickable
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* Forum: BBCode GUI as in phpbb
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* Search: Add some text to explain the minimal search string length
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* Search: Give some feedback when nothing was found, instead of a blank results area
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== Resolved ==
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=== General ===
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* <font color="#339933">    Display the Who's new and/or the Who's online blocks (I liked that on GMC1 and think it adds to the sense of community)</font> [http://sourceforge.net/pm/task.php?func=detailtask&project_task_id=119501&group_id=7130&group_project_id=44519 sf task]
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* <font color="#339933">    CSS does not pass validation</font>  [http://sourceforge.net/pm/task.php?func=detailtask&project_task_id=119493&group_id=7130&group_project_id=44519 sf task]
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* <font color="#339933">    About page: http://gallery-tmp.menalto.com/about needs better styling and also the content could be improved a little. -- [[User:valiant|valiant]] 2005/09/12</font>  [http://sourceforge.net/pm/task.php?func=detailtask&project_task_id=119496&group_id=7130&group_project_id=44519 sf task]
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* <font color="#339933">    Paid Support: Add status dropdown box to ticket details page as well as overview. --[[User:H0bbel|h0bbel]] 11:59, 14 September 2005 (PDT)</font>  [http://sourceforge.net/pm/task.php?func=detailtask&project_task_id=119500&group_id=7130&group_project_id=44519 sf task]
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* <font color="#339933">    http://galleryproject.org/node/36581 (color blindness issues with the theme) --[[User:H0bbel|h0bbel]] 04:03, 16 September 2005 (PDT)</font>  [http://sourceforge.net/pm/task.php?func=detailtask&project_task_id=119584&group_id=7130&group_project_id=44519 sf task]
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* <font color="#339933">    RSS feed doesn't validate, see: http://galleryproject.org/node/36352 for details</font>  [http://sourceforge.net/pm/task.php?func=detailtask&project_task_id=119585&group_id=7130&group_project_id=44519 sf task]
  
=== Performance ===
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=== Browser Specific Issues ===
* Search is slow
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* Safari: Orange Mission box rounded bottom edge does not display properly.
** Not anymore; we've properly enabled FULLTEXT searching and now it is much faster.
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** Verified in Safari 2.0.1
** 2005/08/12, comment by valiant: IMO it's still quite slow. Well, not always, maybe I just had bad luck. Searching for apache took long, also for server.
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* Opera 8: Menu icons ''still'' overlap. See dev.nei.ch/gmc2.0_opera8_winxp.gif
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** :-(  Can't reproduce the overlap issue.  Here's how it [[http://www.menalto.com/.outgoing/gallery/dgo.png looks for me]].  Win XP Opera 8.
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* IE5 Mac: text in blue boxes on right side is invisible and unselectable
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* Opera 7.54 on Linux: mission statement screenshot seems to be absolute positioned (even when the window is rezised, it stays at the exact position. See: [http://people.ee.ethz.ch/~andress/gmc2.0_opera8_linux.gif|this screenshot] (no user defined stuff, default opera 7.54) -- [[User:valiant|valiant]] 2005/09/12
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* Opera 7.54 on Linux: javascript issues in the forum reply view. the reply input field is emptied when clicking somewhere on the background of the page below the reply box. also the canned response drop down box has zero width. when you click on the drop down, it's suddenly ok and works ok. Opera-8.0 on the same box works perfectly. -- [[User:valiant|valiant]] 2005/09/12
  
=== Warnings and Errors ===
 
* Advanced Search page
 
** 3 warnings at the top of the page: fixed
 
* User Testimonials page
 
** 3 warnings above Gallery logo: fixed
 
 
=== Missing Functionality ===
 
* Member list
 
** Missing by design; the members list is a popular target for spammers.
 
* Permissions -- all of the below should be resolved now.
 
** User roles not migrated
 
** Comments from stories not migrated (or partially migrated?)
 
** Can't see comments on news items or replies to forum topics when not logged in
 
** Can't post new forum topic (logged in or not)
 
  
 
=== Bad UI ===
 
=== Bad UI ===
* Forums use big first letter (that goes away on mouseover)
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* <font color="#339933">[All pages] Text inside the sidebar boxes is nearly impossible to select in the normal way. Probably beacause of the CSS. A possible fix is to use a table for main page columns (main & sidebar).</font> [http://sourceforge.net/pm/task.php?func=detailtask&project_task_id=119590&group_id=7130&group_project_id=44519 sf task]
** Hated it!  buh bye
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* <font color="#339933">drupal.gallery2.org/themes/gmc/images/examples.png is a little too large. it dominates the welcome page. alternatively, you could place the links in this orange div at the bottom of the div.</font> [http://sourceforge.net/pm/task.php?func=detailtask&project_task_id=119599&group_id=7130&group_project_id=44519 sf task]
* [News] No division between news items other than new heading.. one news item (SoC) contains a heading that is even bigger (about the deadline) which kinda makes it look like a separate news item
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* <font color="#339933">[All Pages] Perhaps it's colour-blindness, but I've tweaked my monitor and still the whole theme seems too "light" - makes my eyes go all squiffy! I realised I can over-ride it with a custom stylesheet, but would prefer a "high contrast" option on-site.
** Added faint border below title; let me know if this is not enough.
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** True. It seems we're copying a lot from the drupal.org website, but what they do better, is the contrast. Our colors are too light. -- [[User:valiant|valiant]] 2005/09/10</font> [http://sourceforge.net/pm/task.php?func=detailtask&project_task_id=119600&group_id=7130&group_project_id=44519 sf task]
* [Forums, News] missing title/topic at top
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** Added it back, and sized it reasonably.
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=== General ===
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=== Warnings and Errors ===
* Under the Related Websites sidebar, "JadeDragon'sSkins" - Missing space
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* Search tosses errors on this and probably many other strings: '''* in modules/core/classes/GalleryStorage/DatabaseStorage.class at line 1238 (gallerystatus::error)'''
* No logout link
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* Error when attaching files to this topic, http://gallery-tmp.menalto.com/forum/my_thumbnail_rollover_next/prev_buttons  The original poster had the problem and I tried to attach a test text file and received errors when clicking submit.
  
=== Broken Links ===
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[[Category:GMC]]
* Header download link
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* Header Developer link -- now points to the "Dev Docs" page.
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Latest revision as of 14:55, 1 July 2013

About this Page

These are all the issues with our Drupal-based Gallery website that we've found as part of conversion or upgrade processes. If you find issues with the site, please record them in the Unresolved section, and if you're bored, verify things in the Resolved section are really working properly.

SF.net GMC Task List has been created to keep track. Issues moved to the tracker is marked with green text

Unresolved

Resolved

Old issue reports which may or may not still exist

General

Browser Specific Issues

  • Safari: Orange Mission box rounded bottom edge does not display properly.
    • Verified in Safari 2.0.1
  • Opera 8: Menu icons still overlap. See dev.nei.ch/gmc2.0_opera8_winxp.gif
    •  :-( Can't reproduce the overlap issue. Here's how it [looks for me]. Win XP Opera 8.
  • IE5 Mac: text in blue boxes on right side is invisible and unselectable
  • Opera 7.54 on Linux: mission statement screenshot seems to be absolute positioned (even when the window is rezised, it stays at the exact position. See: screenshot (no user defined stuff, default opera 7.54) -- valiant 2005/09/12
  • Opera 7.54 on Linux: javascript issues in the forum reply view. the reply input field is emptied when clicking somewhere on the background of the page below the reply box. also the canned response drop down box has zero width. when you click on the drop down, it's suddenly ok and works ok. Opera-8.0 on the same box works perfectly. -- valiant 2005/09/12


Bad UI

  • [All pages] Text inside the sidebar boxes is nearly impossible to select in the normal way. Probably beacause of the CSS. A possible fix is to use a table for main page columns (main & sidebar). sf task
  • drupal.gallery2.org/themes/gmc/images/examples.png is a little too large. it dominates the welcome page. alternatively, you could place the links in this orange div at the bottom of the div. sf task
  • [All Pages] Perhaps it's colour-blindness, but I've tweaked my monitor and still the whole theme seems too "light" - makes my eyes go all squiffy! I realised I can over-ride it with a custom stylesheet, but would prefer a "high contrast" option on-site.
    • True. It seems we're copying a lot from the drupal.org website, but what they do better, is the contrast. Our colors are too light. -- valiant 2005/09/10 sf task

Warnings and Errors

  • Search tosses errors on this and probably many other strings: * in modules/core/classes/GalleryStorage/DatabaseStorage.class at line 1238 (gallerystatus::error)
  • Error when attaching files to this topic, http://gallery-tmp.menalto.com/forum/my_thumbnail_rollover_next/prev_buttons The original poster had the problem and I tried to attach a test text file and received errors when clicking submit.
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