PDML Annual book - last minute reminder

Jostein pdml at alunfoto.no
Thu Mar 1 13:35:54 EST 2018

Actually, the script is a zen test for what you want to be in your life.
A software beta-tester, or
a Pentax alpha-photographer.



Den 28.02.2018 21:00, skrev Igor PDML-StR:
>   Larry Colen Wed, 28 Feb 2018 10:56:34 -0800 wrote:
>> While not the last minute, the last five hours is close enough. I did 
>> just notice that at one point the max height is listed as 2500 and 
>> elsewhere it is 2400.
> It is not the only incosistency there. At some point (e.g. if you forgot 
> to choose the filename), the script shows you an error with something 
> like that: "either you forgot to choose the file, or it is larger than 5 
> MB",
> while the first submission page informs about 4 MB file size limit.
> BTW, if you are going back from that error page, you are loosing 
> "submit" button, and the only cure for that is to reload the page.
> (Fortunately, in my case, after page reloaded, the field entries were 
> preserved, - I am not sure if it was done by the page, or by my Firefox.)
> I am also not quite sure where "Comments" go, but it might be just me.
>   Larry Colen Wed, 28 Feb 2018 11:09:06 -0800 wrote:
>> Would there be any way that the submission page could keep the 
>> relevant entered information; name, email, etc. when submitting 
>> multiple photos?
> That's a good suggestion.
> Better yet, maybe (up to) three images could be submitted on one page.
> What I've done (and IIRC, I've been doing that for the past several 
> years) is I hit "Back" in the browser, then change the fields, and submit
> again. But this year, going "back" results in the "submit" button 
> disappearing. So, I had to hit browser's "reload" (Ctrl-R or F5, or that 
> "reload" icon) each time. Fortunately, my entries were preserved after 
> the pages was reloading.
> But to be fair to Mark (and despite my somewhat grumpy-sounding comment),
> Mark does a very reasonable job with this submission page.
> Somehow submission forms are almost always a problem. For years, I've 
> been submitting abstracts to conferences, grant applications, 
> governmental forms, etc. And almost always, there are some bugs and 
> inconsistencies in those. So, for the form that is used by only about 
> 40-60 people and only once a year, and which for the most part works 
> well enough, -- it is hard to justify spending much time on tweaking 
> this form (or even finding the motivation to do that).
> Cheers,
> Igor

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