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Re: Add function implemented

#61 Post by Lupo73 » Tue Dec 22, 2009 1:50 am

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Ok, I only found strange that several software has 0 points..when presumably, even if a software is not so useful or popular, a few users could vote for it and give an handful of points to the counter.. my erroneous consideration.

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Re: Add function implemented

#62 Post by Andrew Lee » Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:12 pm

Is it normal that some software have 0 in user popularity when have more than 10 in editor popularity?
My apologies. There was an issue that prevented the public score from being updated. The data is there, but it was not reflected in the public score (because a batch job couldn't run). I have fixed the problem. Thanks for bringing it to my attention!

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Re: Add function implemented

#63 Post by Andrew Lee » Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:13 pm

I think it would be nice to have a direct Pm link from the name of the submitter and or the 'suggested by' person, and or the voters for an application.
Thanks for the suggestion! It's a nice idea which I will implement shortly.

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Re: Add function implemented

#64 Post by guinness » Sat Dec 26, 2009 2:48 am

Its really an aesthetic question! With the version number people are now omitting the "V" before the number. I never did like the "V" before the version number but now I have become quite accustom to it being there. Should we leave the "V" out of the version field or not?

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Re: Add function implemented

#65 Post by Andrew Lee » Sun Dec 27, 2009 1:29 pm

Its really an aesthetic question! With the version number people are now omitting the "V" before the number. I never did like the "V" before the version number but now I have become quite accustom to it being there. Should we leave the "V" out of the version field or not?
I did not make it mandatory because there are apps that use "R" for releases, or those that use dates for version eg. PC Wizard.

But please do insert the "V" for appropriate entries when you see them.

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Re: Add function implemented

#66 Post by CodesAway » Sun Dec 27, 2009 2:21 pm

Is there a place to specify the UPXed size of a program (I see a place for "uncompressed" size)? If not, could this be added somehow?

For example, I recently added a program that was 15MB, but was only 6.36MB after using AppCompactor. I added a comment that specified how to make the program smaller, but I was wondering if there was a "standard" way of doing this.

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Re: Add function implemented

#67 Post by Andrew Lee » Mon Dec 28, 2009 9:47 am

Is there a place to specify the UPXed size of a program (I see a place for "uncompressed" size)? If not, could this be added somehow?
Best left to the comments section. There are all kinds of ways of doing this (different compression app, removal of unnecessary resources etc.), so there is just no standardized figure for it.

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Re: Add function implemented

#68 Post by guinness » Sat Jan 02, 2010 5:34 am

Does the "This App Sucks!" work? What happens to those apps which don't reach the required 10pts? Is there a time period before they are deleted from the database?

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Re: Add function implemented

#69 Post by Andrew Lee » Sun Jan 03, 2010 6:51 pm

Does the "This App Sucks!" work? What happens to those apps which don't reach the required 10pts? Is there a time period before they are deleted from the database?
"This App Sucks!" should remove the target app from your favorites list, if that's what you mean.

The apps that don't reach the required 10pts shall remain private in the submitted user's favorites list forever.

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Re: Add function implemented

#70 Post by guinness » Fri Apr 09, 2010 10:12 am

I still think some people are unaware of the Voting system you have kindly implemented.

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Re: Add function implemented

#71 Post by computerfreaker » Fri Apr 09, 2010 11:06 am

guinness wrote:I still think some people are unaware of the Voting system you have kindly implemented.
Part of the problem, IMHO, is that it's partly hidden for people with small screens. Take a look at these three pics (I can't use the img tag, so I've posted the links instead):

First, a look at the app list. Note that I can only see half the voting system; the "This app stinks" button is hidden.
http://i41.tinypic.com/v7a0zr.png

Next, a look at one app (CrystalDiskInfo in this case, but the problem is the same for all apps). Note that I can't see the voting system at all:
http://i39.tinypic.com/14v78gh.png

Finally, a look at what I see after I maximize the browser window. The voting system is fully-visible now:
http://i43.tinypic.com/6ohlzn.png

"If they can't see it, they can't use it." ;)

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Re: Add function implemented

#72 Post by guinness » Fri Apr 09, 2010 12:19 pm

I'm fortunate in that I haven't experienced this problem, but it's good you brought it up I suppose. I just think there are 70ish users with the capability to vote, but only 15% are using it to add/approve new applications, which seems odd because TPFC has a unique system compared to other software database sites.

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Re: Add function implemented

#73 Post by Andrew Lee » Fri Apr 09, 2010 1:15 pm

Part of the problem, IMHO, is that it's partly hidden for people with small screens. Take a look at these three pics (I can't use the img tag, so I've posted the links instead):
Thanks for pointing this out! I will try to fix the screen layout so that the buttons will not be hidden on smaller screens.

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Re: Add function implemented

#74 Post by guinness » Fri Apr 09, 2010 10:09 pm

Is there anyway to determine how many applications have been added since the introduction. I tried taking the current database number http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=1743 and working back, but I came across a blank page when I went to http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=1510

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Re: Add function implemented

#75 Post by CodesAway » Sat Apr 10, 2010 6:20 am

guinness wrote:Is there anyway to determine how many applications have been added since the introduction. I tried taking the current database number http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=1743 and working back, but I came across a blank page when I went to http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=1510
I just wrote a Java program (in 10 minutes or so) which did this for you (took longer to run than to write - about 13 minutes). These results include all entries as of the time of this post (up to id 1743).

Total number of applications: 1544

Unused IDs:
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