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    Sig pictures?

    perhaps this has been addressed before, but I have always wondered why we were never allowed to have pictures in our sigs...
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    uh Joe? any answer?
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    Hmm, good question. Maybe that should be a feature for donating members

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    We have to be careful with the web interface. I think it is important to keep the interface light, both for server traffic and for time to download the pages. For all the many users with a dial-in connection, the more pictures we add, the longer it takes to show a page.

    Personnally, I have no problems if the images add value to the content (ex.: images of a bike, a route, etc.), but think adding pictures to signatures would increase the time necessary to download and show each page.

    Maybe a user's picture or 2 could do the trick for those who want a personal touch... At least, those pictures won't be loaded unless a person specifically displays the user's profile.

    BTW, when I display someone's profile (yours, Joe, for example), the user picture is displayed by an X (like "image not found"), whereas long time ago it used to display a message like "No picture available".

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    suitcase of courage VegasCyclist's Avatar
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    Originally posted by mgagnonlv
    We have to be careful with the web interface. I think it is important to keep the interface light, both for server traffic and for time to download the pages. For all the many users with a dial-in connection, the more pictures we add, the longer it takes to show a page.
    good point.... as a side note has anyone noticed that the site has been slow the last few days?
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    VC, we are still on the shared server. I need the database to be stable before upgrading to v3 and moving to the dedicated server. At that time, the site should be ALOT faster.

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    Whooo hooooo!

    Go Joe, go!


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    Originally posted by Joe Gardner
    VC, we are still on the shared server. I need the database to be stable before upgrading to v3 and moving to the dedicated server. At that time, the site should be ALOT faster.
    oh I thought we had already switched.... guess I'm a little behind on the info thing
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