openclipart 3.0 "lgm2011 big push features"
The main features we trying to get out are: requests, examples and porting the wiki over to the main site.
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Open Clip Art Library Unleashes Version 3.0:
Collections, Favorites & Batch Management
Montreal, May 12, 2011 – Today at the 6th Libre Graphics Meeting 2011 in Montreal, the Open Clip Art Library along with its commercial stewards, the Fabricatorz, have launched the biggest, most featureful version of everyone's favorite public domain library of clip art, a collection that is free to use for any reason.
Lead developer of Open Clip Art Library and Fabricatorz Developer, Brad Phillips said, "This is our biggest release ever! We have fixed loads of bugs, and Fabricatorz have been leading an effort to create a traditional favorites system so all clip art may be rated by any artist. We have been actively working to close bugs and implement feature requests."
Additional features include a new sorting category, displaying on the main page, that takes advantage of the new favorites system by listing clip art according to most popular. There is now enhanced profile management capabilities and also an ability to list links to a user's different profiles. There are 50+ bug fixes on this 3.0 release that make the entire project work smoothly. And, now its easy to generate bitmap images on-demand, thanks to the contribution from user boobaloo from the project.
A major feature added in this release is the batch management action bar. This tool allows for librarians to add or delete clip art searches and tags. For normal artists (users) it allows for the ability to add to and remove clip art from collections. Collections is a feature from the last release so that themed sets of clip art are combined by someone.
As has come to be expected in recent Releases, a brand new Package of themed clip art is out. Open Clip Art Library 3.0's theme is 'Famous People', and the package contains dozens of newly created graphics for all uses, many of which have been contributed by attendees of workshops at LGM 2011.
For all users and services using the Open Clip Art Library, Fabricatorz is a commercial production company that actively adds features to the Open Clip Art Library. Fabricatorz founder, Jon Phillips states, “The Fabricatorz stand ready to add desired features like a Request System, an Artist Donation System, and a Showcase section on the site. For any businesses, services or benefactors that are interested in these features, we want to work with you to realize new features on the project.”
* Favorites system sprinkled throughout the site
* Most popular category on the main page
* Users can add multiple links to their profiles
* Batch management (collections and clipart management)
* 2 active events, famous people, doudou linux logo
* 50+ bug fixes
* Simpler personal information management
* Embed controls for clip art
We now provide monthly customized packages related to monthly themes. Please follow the url below to download the latest packages.
About Open Clip Art Library
Since 2004, the Open Clip Art Library (http://
The Fabricatorz (http://
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Jon Phillips press@fabricato
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7 blueprints and 75 bugs targeted
|Librarian tool to edit or hide comments||5 Essential||Brad Phillips||11 Implemented|
|Make the release 3.0 Announcement plan and do it||5 Essential||rejon||11 Implemented|
|Strengthen the Collections Feature||5 Essential||Brad Phillips||11 Implemented|
|Add Autoscaler Controls and Embed/Share Commands||4 High||Oleg Koptev||11 Implemented|
|The manage/profile page needs reformatting||4 High||Brad Phillips||11 Implemented|
|Add Ability For Multiple Links in User Profiles||4 High||Brad Phillips||11 Implemented|
|Please add links to previous packages||3 Medium||Brad Phillips||11 Implemented|