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  • #301 ✎ 23 Miopasid I remember seeing high compact mode, I went on smilebasicsource way before I even made an account and saw everything looked weird, until I hit the "full website" button. Posted
  • #302 ✎ 1065 randomous Owner Robot Hidden Easter Eggs Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies Site Update 11/12/16:
    1. You can now chat in High Compatibility mode. It's not all that great, but it works. You should be able to chat on an o3DS now without any issues.
    2. Changed chat so it sends much less data. If you need the extra data for your client, you must send a parameter called "lessData" to false in your bind message. Nobody should have to do this.
    3. You can now see who's in a PM room by sending the /pmuserlist command within that room. This is useful for chats with limited UI (like minichat and high compatibility chat)
    Posted
  • #303 ✎ 1065 randomous Owner Robot Hidden Easter Eggs Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies Site Update 11/13/16:
    1. High compatibility chat is much better. It selects the fastest communication method available on your system. If you had trouble chatting on new3DS, you should be able to now in HC mode without using a slow connection.
    2. Created the "PolyChat" system. If you are creating your own chat client, this should make things MUCH easier. I can provide examples if anybody wants them.
    Posted
  • #304 ✎ 416 ElzoBro First Day Joined on the very first day of SmileBASIC Source Website Video Games I like to play video games! Hobbies Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies
    Site Update 11/13/16:
    1. High compatibility chat is much better. It selects the fastest communication method available on your system. If you had trouble chatting on new3DS, you should be able to now in HC mode without using a slow connection.
    2. Created the "PolyChat" system. If you are creating your own chat client, this should make things MUCH easier. I can provide examples if anybody wants them.
    You may as well provide an example, everyone would rather more info than no info im sure.
    Posted Edited by ElzoBro
  • #305 ✎ 1065 randomous Owner Robot Hidden Easter Eggs Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies Site Update 11/14/16:
    1. Can create polls that allow multiple votes to be selected. You cannot choose the maximum amount of votes; only 1 or "as many as you want". I may add settable limits in the future.
    Posted
  • #306 ✎ 86 Simeon Scholar Received for knowing a great deal about programming topics Achievements Amazing Page Hidden Achievements Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies
    Site Update 11/14/16:
    1. Can create polls that allow multiple votes to be selected. You cannot choose the maximum amount of votes; only 1 or "as many as you want". I may add settable limits in the future.
    Awesome! I don't know if this is an issue or not, but when a user votes for more than one thing, it will add each vote into the vote counter... so a single user can create way more than one vote (in the vote counter only) Also you should consider allowing us to edit, re-open, and delete our previous polls
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  • #307 ✎ 1065 randomous Owner Robot Hidden Easter Eggs Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies
    Site Update 11/14/16:
    1. Can create polls that allow multiple votes to be selected. You cannot choose the maximum amount of votes; only 1 or "as many as you want". I may add settable limits in the future.
    Awesome! I don't know if this is an issue or not, but when a user votes for more than one thing, it will add each vote into the vote counter... so a single user can create way more than one vote (in the vote counter only) Also you should consider allowing us to edit, re-open, and delete our previous polls
    I will not allow polls to be edited. This means you can swap the options around: everyone who voted "yes" will suddenly be voting for "no". Reopening will also not be allowed because once you close a poll with hidden results, the results are published. I don't want the person who created the poll getting upset at the results and then reopening it to hide them. If you want your poll reopened, you can ask an admin. As for deleting... mmm, I don't know. That's a lot of data to put into the hands of users who can just toss it away. It's just like being able to delete a thread: you're removing all that information, and there's quite a lot of people who would delete polls/threads/whatever just to spite all the people in the poll/thread. I'd rather not add this feature on the grounds of abuse. The vote counter thing can be easily fixed, but it's purposefully like that. I'm not sure which way would be better; perhaps I can show both the number of people AND the total votes, since they're both important values.
    Posted
  • #308 ✎ 86 Simeon Scholar Received for knowing a great deal about programming topics Achievements Amazing Page Hidden Achievements Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies I have another suggestion, for the polls Your algorithm to determine the percentage full each bar is, does not favor the number of items in the poll Say you have a poll with 10 things that can be voted upon Your algorithm seems to be votesOnItem/totalVotes Now if everybody votes on each item evenly, the bars will all be 10% full If you did this, it would not matter how many items are on the poll votesOnItem/itemWithMaximumVotes there will always be an item 100% full, so its zoomed in to fit all the data You find which selection has the most votes, then you divide all the others by that number Its just a thought Posted Edited by Simeon
  • #309 ✎ 1571 12Me21 Head Admin Syntax Highlighter Received for creating the code syntax highlighter on SBS Night Person I like the quiet night and sleep late. Express Yourself Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website The current system gives you more information (what percentage of people voted on each option) at the cost of using more space: http://i.imgur.com/5ztrvj3.png Posted
  • #310 ✎ 1065 randomous Owner Robot Hidden Easter Eggs Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies
    The current system gives you more information (what percentage of people voted on each option) at the cost of using more space: http://i.imgur.com/5ztrvj3.png
    It's just scaling. You don't actually lose any data, you just misrepresent it. You can still calculate the percentage of people who voted on it, just not at a glance
    I have another suggestion, for the polls Your algorithm to determine the percentage full each bar is, does not favor the number of items in the poll Say you have a poll with 10 things that can be voted upon Your algorithm seems to be votesOnItem/totalVotes Now if everybody votes on each item evenly, the bars will all be 10% full If you did this, it would not matter how many items are on the poll votesOnItem/itemWithMaximumVotes there will always be an item 100% full, so its zoomed in to fit all the data You find which selection has the most votes, then you divide all the others by that number Its just a thought
    I tried this out on the development website just now. Although it makes polls with a lot of options a wide variety of votes look better, it basically makes all the rest look worse. It becomes difficult to get an overall vote percentage since it's all scaled, and all the options start to look the same. I'm sorry, I don't think I'll be doing this. I agree that polls with lots of options and a wide variety of votes looks weird, but I don't want to make a fix that I think negatively impacts most of the other types of polls. I appreciate all the feedback btw.
    Posted
  • #311 ✎ 1065 randomous Owner Robot Hidden Easter Eggs Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies
    I have another suggestion, for the polls Your algorithm to determine the percentage full each bar is, does not favor the number of items in the poll Say you have a poll with 10 things that can be voted upon Your algorithm seems to be votesOnItem/totalVotes Now if everybody votes on each item evenly, the bars will all be 10% full If you did this, it would not matter how many items are on the poll votesOnItem/itemWithMaximumVotes there will always be an item 100% full, so its zoomed in to fit all the data You find which selection has the most votes, then you divide all the others by that number Its just a thought
    Ah but you know what, multivote polls look weird because I scale with the total votes rather than the total users. So even though like 95% of users voted "Basic" in your programming poll, it still shows such a small percentage. I changed it to the number of users in the poll, so scaling in these cases should be much better.
    Posted
  • #312 ✎ 86 Simeon Scholar Received for knowing a great deal about programming topics Achievements Amazing Page Hidden Achievements Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies Oh did you divide it by the users instead of totalVotes? It looks much more readable, I like it! Posted
  • #313 ✎ 1065 randomous Owner Robot Hidden Easter Eggs Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies Notifications are temporarily disabled while I investigate performance issues. You will still be able to watch threads and whatever, but you will not receive any notifications from anything. Edit: Chat is now also disabled for a bit. Posted Edited by randomous
  • #314 ✎ 7 BlackWidow nobody cares Posted
  • #315 ✎ 416 ElzoBro First Day Joined on the very first day of SmileBASIC Source Website Video Games I like to play video games! Hobbies Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies
    Notifications are temporarily disabled while I investigate performance issues. You will still be able to watch threads and whatever, but you will not receive any notifications from anything. Edit: Chat is now also disabled for a bit.
    Do you have an estimate for when chat will be back? I really want to whine about how everyone in my 9th Lit book is literally Omiwa. (Fahrenheit 451 is best book)
    Posted
  • #316 ✎ 1065 randomous Owner Robot Hidden Easter Eggs Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies
    Notifications are temporarily disabled while I investigate performance issues. You will still be able to watch threads and whatever, but you will not receive any notifications from anything. Edit: Chat is now also disabled for a bit.
    Do you have an estimate for when chat will be back? I really want to whine about how everyone in my 9th Lit book is literally Omiwa. (Fahrenheit 451 is best book)
    Maybe tomorrow.
    Posted
  • #317 ✎ 7 BlackWidow
    Notifications are temporarily disabled while I investigate performance issues. You will still be able to watch threads and whatever, but you will not receive any notifications from anything. Edit: Chat is now also disabled for a bit.
    Do you have an estimate for when chat will be back? I really want to whine about how everyone in my 9th Lit book is literally Omiwa. (Fahrenheit 451 is best book)
    Maybe tomorrow.
    mabye now
    Posted
  • #318 ✎ 425 MasterR3C0RD Helper Received for being very helpful around SmileBASIC Source Achievements Third Year My account is over 3 years old Website osu! Is Awesome! I love osu! Express Yourself http://scratch.smilebasicsource.com/monitoring/responsetime/11_17_2016.png Spikes are still happening, even without chat/notifications. Something on the backend must be doing something. Could it have to do with the move to the new server? Posted
  • #319 ✎ 1065 randomous Owner Robot Hidden Easter Eggs Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies
    http://scratch.smilebasicsource.com/monitoring/responsetime/11_17_2016.png Spikes are still happening, even without chat/notifications. Something on the backend must be doing something. Could it have to do with the move to the new server?
    Yes I know about this. That's why I enabled the chat again. I'm not sure what it is.
    Posted
  • #320 ✎ 1065 randomous Owner Robot Hidden Easter Eggs Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies Notifications are re-enabled. Posted
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