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[nycphp-talk] PHP project from Hell Story

Phil Powell soazine at erols.com
Fri Aug 22 15:19:10 EDT 2003


Considering he removed me from the project, deleted all the files and
everything else, I couldn't give a rat's arse what he does at this point,
but that's good to know for the future.

I just wanted to know if I were the only one on earth that gets clients from
Hell.

Phil
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rolan" <rolan at datawhorehouse.com>
To: "NYPHP Talk" <talk at lists.nyphp.org>
Sent: Friday, August 22, 2003 3:16 PM
Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] PHP project from Hell Story


> You might want to look into a content management system.
> Check out ewebeditpro by ektron. I believe
> there is also a freeware alternative, but it might require
> some hacking on your part to arrive at a polished solution.
> That will allow him to add/update wysiwyg pages within the browser.
> That includes uploading/using images.
>
>
> ~Rolan
>
> Phil Powell wrote:
>
> > Has anyone have anything like this happen to them? How have you
> > handled it, I'm out of ideas.
> >
> > Thanks
> > Phil
> >
> > Phil,
> >
> > Unfortunately, this means that you were really not able to provide
> > what I had asked for.  As was explained in my original bid request
> > "The key to this will be that I would like to be able to add the pages
> > in the password protected part of the site by either filling in a form
> > OR using FrontPage 2002."  Since I am not able to do this with adding
> > text and images in a way that people can read it, I am going to have
> > to find another alternative.  I will be deleting your files from the
> > web site and starting over and hopefully will still be able to have
> > this finished by Sunday
> >
> > Lawrence
> >
> >
> > On Fri, 22 Aug 2003 12:34:55 -0400, Phil Powell wrote
> >
> > > If you have Adobe Illustrator then you can export the Word documents
> > > into a PDF, which is universally viewable by everyone (provided they
> > > download Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is extremely easy to do and I
> > > can even provide a link for them to do so).  That way even Mac and
> > > Linux users, and those (like me) that have neither Word nor Word
> > > Viewer can view the files, images and all.
> > >
> > > Otherwise, I'm sorry, but there are few other technical alternatives.
> > > Images cannot be placed into a converted HTML file from a Word
document
> > > unless the path to the images points to an actual image, and that
> > > does not happen if you are converting a local Word document into an
> > > HTML file since the images are on the same local machine (i.e.,
> > >  yours) as the doc itself. In order for the HTML files to be
> > > accessible you would have to come up with a way to move all of the
> > > images to a folder on the site and then change the paths on every
> > > single <img src> tag in the HTML to point to those images in order
> > > for them to render as existing.
> > >
> > > That is literally all I could come up with and this after asking
> > > other techies I know too.
> > >
> > > Phil
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > Subject: Re: Site Update
> > >
> > > > Since not everyone has Microsoft Word on their computers I don't
> > want to
> > > > leave them as a Word Document.
> > > >
> > > > My reason for having a second web site created for this project was
to
> > > > simplify things for me.  This was the whole reason for saying I
> > wanted to
> > > be
> > > > able to do this using a form or using FrontPage.  If I have to
upload
> > > images
> > > > into a folder and start making adjustments to other folders, that
> > defeats
> > > my
> > > > whole purpose.
> > > >
> > > > If I can't get this done, this weekend, I am going to have to find
> > another
> > > > way to get this done
> > > >
> > > > Lawrence
> > > >
> > > > On Fri, 22 Aug 2003 12:20:49 -0400, Phil Powell wrote
> > > > > Let me ask a few people; from what I understand it is looking for
> > images
> > > > > with paths that don't exist since you converted a .doc into .htm
> > > > > (BTW you could leave it at .doc if you like it's viewable that way
> > > > > too).  You might have to upload the images into the /images
folder,
> > > > >  name them properly, and then adjust your .doc file to point to
the
> > > > > images in the /images folder in the meantime.
> > > > >
> > > > > Phil
> > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > Subject: Re: Site Update
> > > > >
> > > > > > Phil,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I tried uploading a couple of the pages to the
> > > >
> > > > > > page by creating them in Microsoft Word and then saving as
> > html and
> > > > > > everything worked except that the diagrams don't show up (they
> > just
> > > have
> > > > > an
> > > > > > x where the diagram should be as if the jpg couldn't load).  Any
> > > > > suggestions?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Lawrence
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 15:09:30 -0400, Phil Powell wrote
> > > > > > > I've been monitoring the  site now off
> > > > > > > and on for a few days and everything seems completely stable.
> > > > > > > Wasn't sure if you have had a chance lately but I wanted you
to
> > know
> > > > > > > that everything looks OK for now.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Please do let me know if there is anything else you need.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Phil
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> >
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