Will Wedge be a forum with an integrated Gallery(Aeva Media)?
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mrlee

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Will Wedge be a forum with an integrated Gallery(Aeva Media)?
« on December 29th, 2011, 02:36 PM »
Hello,

After looking on SMF + Aeva Media mod I got to this site somehow:)

Me and some friends is planning to setup a private forum(with a integrated image gallery) to share. SMF + Aeva looks like it would work, but it looks like it is not that integrated into each other, you can't easily take images from your gallery and put into forum threads.

Will that work better with Wedge?

And one thing i thought of, sorry if it is wrong mention it here. Now you get all these free online harddrives(dropbox etc), would there be an option to save space on your servers and use online space to store images on, like dropbox?

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Re: Will Wedge be a forum with an integrated Gallery(Aeva Media)?
« Reply #1, on December 29th, 2011, 02:43 PM »
- Yes, Aeva Media is integrated and there's no way to remove it.

- No, it's not THAT integrated yet. Namely, the avatar and attachment system is still SMF's. I never got around to do the jump, as I estimate it would take several months to complete (and be satisfied with.)

- You can already easily put gallery images into forum posts with Aeva Media, as far as I know... Just post the corresponding 'smg' tag ('media' tag in Wedge) that's given to you in the item pages... You can even post an entire album this way, etc... There's a long help file explaining what parameters the smg tag accepts.

- There's already such an option in Aeva Media 2.x (the paid for version, which is integrated for free into Wedge.) However, it's not particularly geared towards this kind of activity. It simply allows you to specify the URL of a distant image instead of a distant video or local drive's image. Then it will create preview and thumbnail accordingly. So, hmm, yeah, I guess it can be seen as supporting dropbox etc, but it's not tested...

- As a reminder, Aeva Media 1.x and 2.x development ended last year. There are no plans to resume development for SMF. Any new features will be in Wedge only (but, to be honest, I have too much work on Wedge itself to be able to think of anything useful to add to its media area.)

mrlee

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Re: Will Wedge be a forum with an integrated Gallery(Aeva Media)?
« Reply #2, on December 29th, 2011, 02:51 PM »
Thanks for fast reply :)

I'm a noob at this, but thank you for explaining it.

I think we would like Wedge, but since there is no date for it coming, we might try something other meanwhile. Is there some maillist you can jump on to get a notification when it gets released?

And, do you know of another free forum + integrated gallery rather than SMF + Aeva?

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Re: Will Wedge be a forum with an integrated Gallery(Aeva Media)?
« Reply #7, on December 30th, 2011, 09:26 AM »
I will use SMF + Aeva until Wedge is finished, as I read someewhere there will be a converter from SMF to Wedge.

Am I just blind or is there a shotcut button to insert your images from Aeva Media into a forum post in SMF?

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Re: Will Wedge be a forum with an integrated Gallery(Aeva Media)?
« Reply #8, on December 30th, 2011, 10:03 AM »
There's a shortcut to *upload* an image from within a post and have it inserted into your post immediately.
It is only available in Aeva Media 2.x and Wedge, though. Not that it's HARD to implement or anything... It's just a feature I didn't want to bother to write, so after numerous requests I wrote it for the 'commercial' version.

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Re: Will Wedge be a forum with an integrated Gallery(Aeva Media)?
« Reply #9, on December 30th, 2011, 01:58 PM »
Quote from Nao on December 30th, 2011, 10:03 AM
There's a shortcut to *upload* an image from within a post and have it inserted into your post immediately.
It is only available in Aeva Media 2.x and Wedge, though. Not that it's HARD to implement or anything... It's just a feature I didn't want to bother to write, so after numerous requests I wrote it for the 'commercial' version.
Where do I find 2.x? I can only find 1.4w, here http://media.noisen.com/album/180/

And is it possible when using (SMG Type=Album) to get all the pictures in the album in the post and not only 15?

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Re: Will Wedge be a forum with an integrated Gallery(Aeva Media)?
« Reply #11, on December 30th, 2011, 02:24 PM »
I see, you don't plan on realese it free if there is no more support for it? Like a 2012 gift :)

Yeah, looked through everything, can't see any places that you can adjust the numbers, but i'm new to this so maby there is a place you can.

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Re: Will Wedge be a forum with an integrated Gallery(Aeva Media)?
« Reply #12, on December 30th, 2011, 02:40 PM »
Quote from mrlee on December 30th, 2011, 02:24 PM
I see, you don't plan on realese it free if there is no more support for it? Like a 2012 gift :)
I don't know if those who paid for it would be glad to know that... :P
And anyway, my experience with Aeva and SMF has been quite... interesting, to be polite. So many people who thought I "owed" them a working gallery system... It was outrageous. Dragooon and I made Aeva out of passion. Passion is very important to make something so huge. I lost interest because it was too much hassle for the return on investment -- i.e. too many annoying users, too little money earned.
This has been discussed so many times already...
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Yeah, looked through everything, can't see any places that you can adjust the numbers, but i'm new to this so maby there is a place you can.
Actually, I haven't used AeMe in a long time. I wouldn't know for sure myself...

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