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flags not showing up Bernd 11/25/2018 (Sun) 21:09:34 [Preview] No. 20752
Basically title, I can see it when I click to [preview] though.

Bernd 11/25/2018 (Sun) 21:24:13 [Preview] No.20753 del
Just refresh the page, then should correct the balls.
Endchan had a bumpy road this year, had to be migrated for a few times, lack of funding prevents the owners and admins to run it on a good server. This means hiccups in the operation of the site. We built a Taoist level of patience because frankly, nowhere else to go.

Bernd 11/25/2018 (Sun) 21:29:51 [Preview] No.20755 del
If you get 500 Internal Server Error also try to refresh. Sometimes it go away promptly.
In the past few months the site was DDoS'd as well. Check the home page (link should be in top left corner), other access options are listed there, just scroll down.

Bernd 11/25/2018 (Sun) 21:43:11 [Preview] No.20756 del
the thing is the page is keep loading, it never stops in the main page so refreshing dont help. as for in threads even when I refresh I cant see the flags. I'll try with other browsers, maybe it's just my mozilla being retardeda.

Bernd 11/25/2018 (Sun) 21:55:59 [Preview] No.20757 del
Firefox should work fine, I use Palemoon and I don't have such problem with the flags (I've other problems on Palemoon), or when it occurs I just reload. An hour ago the site was fucking slow tho - with many 500 errors - now runs fast for me. If the problem lasts for you, we'll let them know on /operate/.
Board dynamics goes liek this. Usually there's little posting in the evenings, very little posting in the mornings. During the day most of us work, so yeah. And frankly, we are 'bout 9 people (most of us don't post daily however), maybe a Tor-poster once in a while. I'll hope you decide to stay we need a little traffic and new blood, sometimes it feels we discussed everything. Twice.

Bernd 11/25/2018 (Sun) 21:58:27 [Preview] No.20758 del
I want to stay, to be honest a few errors wouldnt make me go, spams and terrible attitude would. Anyway tried with other browsers I had no luck, maybe tomorrow I'll check again and I'll let you know here.

Bernd 11/25/2018 (Sun) 22:00:03 [Preview] No.20759 del
>the thing is the page is keep loading

Open developer tools and look on network tab and console for errors. This may give some insight.

Bernd 11/25/2018 (Sun) 22:04:00 [Preview] No.20761 del
When I click the overboard I can see the flags. I dont know where the developer tools are.

Bernd 11/25/2018 (Sun) 22:08:29 [Preview] No.20762 del
Ctrl-shift-i in firefox for example.

Actually, I just looked into code and looks like images are loaded from imgur, and default flags (hosted on endchan) are hidden by css. But at overboard original defaults are shown.

So, it is you and imgur I guess. Try to open direct links:

Bernd 11/25/2018 (Sun) 22:11:54 [Preview] No.20763 del
I cant open the links unless it's like 0imgur.com

Bernd 11/25/2018 (Sun) 22:18:36 [Preview] No.20764 del

So it is directrly imgur-related, because it is blocked in Turkey.

I see some solutions in internet, mostly as browser extension that can redirect links to some proxy-like site (like that 0imgur). You may also use some addon for custom css where balls will be replaced with images from another host.

Or board owner may change CSS and move images from imgur (but where? and do this really worth it?).

Bernd 11/26/2018 (Mon) 06:12:22 [Preview] No.20775 del
I wonder if the balls could be stored on site. I can gather the balls from imgur, would be a tedious job, but still. Post some music and while I listen it I can dl the balls and put them in a tarball and featherball to upload here so BO could more easily access it. Then he could upload it here if possible (I'm thinking how banners work like this).
In the past year I also picked up CSS so I can edit stylesheets. If I knew the path of storage I could update our custom CSS.

Bernd 11/26/2018 (Mon) 07:47:23 [Preview] No.20777 del
(221.72 KB 800x3475 balls.png)

You don't need to, although you can and need to listen to music of course, because it is often good for relaxing.

I've downloaded them all with simple script from css (maybe BO already has them, but whatever). Files are named by css rule from custom.css (United States of 'Murica' broke my regex first). I also noticed that Aruba in css is broken, it has not direct link to imgur png, but link to imgur html page.

But there is the question where to host them (or host them somewhere at all). I don't know if endchan provides access to file uploads for board owners, I guess no. Another idea is to put files into css as "data-uri", but then css will be ~1mb size (although browsers cache them).

If data-uri is ok for everyone, I can easily make that css from this later. I also will post script of course, because it isn't good to trust anonymous person in internet, especially when browsers are prone to be broken with all this modern css shit.

Bernd 11/26/2018 (Mon) 15:21:27 [Preview] No.20781 del
Theoretically the image could be posted somewhere here (or uploaded as a banner or custom flag or whatever) then deleted. Since all files get put in the database and they are not immediately purged, the link will remain working (until it is finally purged, don't know the timelength but it may be months or forever, there are images whose posts were deleted more than 3 months ago and are still alive; example: /.media/b21d5bfef1c4770e435c17763a58fb4b-imagejpeg.jpg)
To do this it would probably be less tedious to make it a single image with each flag as a tile and then use the appropriate offset in the css (there are tools to automate this too).

Bernd 11/26/2018 (Mon) 15:23:07 [Preview] No.20782 del
Theoretically the image could be posted somewhere here (or uploaded as a banner or custom flag or whatever) then deleted. Since all files get put in the database and they are not immediately purged, the link will remain working (until it is finally purged, don't know the timelength but it may be months or forever, there are images whose posts were deleted more than 3 months ago and are still alive; example: /.media/b21d5bfef1c4770e435c17763a58fb4b-imagejpeg.jpg)
To do this it would probably be less tedious to make it a single image with each flag as a tile and then use the appropriate offset in the css (there are tools to automate this too).

Bernd 11/26/2018 (Mon) 15:36:41 [Preview] No.20783 del
That's endchan stuttering, not me

Bernd 11/26/2018 (Mon) 17:00:35 [Preview] No.20786 del
How about asking on /operate/ if they can host the balls as well?
Also I tempted the inquire Slovenia if he would let us use the balls with hats he drew. That would add some unique flavor for the board.

Bernd 11/26/2018 (Mon) 18:41:27 [Preview] No.20793 del
yeah I have no tools to upload balls somewhere in BO panel or something, in current system they need to be hosted on external site
if we host them somewhere on endchan they'll get purged eventually or will probably have problems working properly given how often site has hiccups

Bernd 11/26/2018 (Mon) 18:48:53 [Preview] No.20794 del

Do you guys have any objection against data-uri solution?

It will be like that for each ball:

background-image: url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAABgAAAARCAYAAADHeGwwAAAABmJLR0QA/wD/AP+gvaeTAAAACXBIWXMAAA7EAAAOxAGVKw4bAAAA0klEQVQ4y7VUOxaCMBDc4aXCi1DiDeQ2HMnbYGknpbV3kHYsYjA/Nz4M2+XNspOdmQCSohUAtYEkNNwUh3fjep4e12yPRmLUW3vDRUROz1u6gdefI0IsUUmSUsUkTc3huRlN0tGNiTRuS5ISb6xhgQexobm6HI5FbGr7wHjzg6YCIDT5fc5iHr6a/C01cj8H0vkxHZb5E9+2Dz5zGEmsBKUHt8FsSyAijG9Qq4ZlzqSocsFKxX2GAzZFWvz+JvFTVMuLJEXxE98qGbz8u4e2+8/uBQx1hTp1mSepAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC)

At least it looks better than hosting images in posts.

Bernd 11/26/2018 (Mon) 19:39:05 [Preview] No.20796 del
I've no objection.
But I'd liek to put forward that idea with the hats. They look snazzy as fuck.

Bernd 11/26/2018 (Mon) 20:02:16 [Preview] No.20797 del
how does that work? you code the entire picture in that string? if that's the case then I approve

Bernd 11/26/2018 (Mon) 20:09:08 [Preview] No.20800 del
Yes, it is embedded into the styleshit. The pointing URL's are replaced with those strings.

Bernd 11/26/2018 (Mon) 20:53:25 [Preview] No.20803 del
(85.67 KB 948x1000 serveimage.jpeg)
So this is "interesting". Since you asked, I was about to say that's probably the best solution and go ahead because even though the file will end up >1MB, most browsers will cache it, and those that don't still only need to download a tiny fraction of that (<100K) since the css transfer should be compressed. But then I try to verify that and see that while the "static" css are in fact sent compressed, the custom.css is not. That should be fixed in the board software.
So >1MB css each visit is not nice, but I personally know how to override it locally and since I only post once ina blue moon is really up to you to decide I just thought about mentioning it

Bernd 11/27/2018 (Tue) 00:20:21 [Preview] No.20810 del
It is base64 of file contents embedded in stylesheet. Browsers can open them in URLs too, you may try to paste this into url bar:


Yes, that's sad that they don't compress it. I guess the reason is that custom.css is the customized thing for each board that resides in database or somewhere like this, so they serve it with specific code.

Main downside of data-uri is that there are all countryballs in css, but only few balls actually required to display average page. Most of balls are never used. Although nowadays it is not really matter because few images on page already kill all size optimizations of css, and endchan is imageboard full of images.

Bernd 11/27/2018 (Tue) 00:35:01 [Preview] No.20811 del
So, here is the css and python script used to create it. I've did only country part of css, but I guess it would be easy to use it. I also had error in previous archive - USA file has extra quote at the end, it must be 'Murica, not 'Murica'.

(both files need to be stripped from .txt extesion because endchan doesn't allow to uploading these files in original form)

CSS is made by script, but I guess some images need update, and this script helps to generate css after these updates.

python balls.py --dir /path/to/balls/directory --css /path/to/custom.css
(--css is optional)

What does it do:
1) If css is supplied, it tries to download images from imgur that missing from balls directory. I.e. you have dir/Hungary.png and dir/Vatican.png, but css contains ball for Venezuela, so that ball will be downloaded as dir/Venezuela.png. Name for ball is taken from css rule "title" param.

2) It goes over images in dir, gets their content in base64, dimensions, format and name.

3) It generates css using data from 2, sorted alphabetically.

Why so much work? It allows to download images once (or use older archive), then replace countryball images, add new and remove old, then regenerate css part. You just need to pass --dir /path/to/balls/dir/ to script and it will generate new css from files (country name will be taken from filename).

Script requires python 3 and pillow library (PIL alternative, for images). I hope it may be helpful for those who want to add or edit existing balls etc (for example, adding hats). There is no proper error checking, and it may have bugs, sorry.

I see that some images are already bad, like Uganda, Nigeria and Mali (they are too big). Maybe using png optimizer or something may help, but it is already late here.

Bernd 11/27/2018 (Tue) 06:14:04 [Preview] No.20813 del
(60.40 KB 1381x248 fev-wtf.png)
I can resize window and display more of it. Your data-uri line broke the rules.
>endchan is [...] full of images
Maybe Odili was onto something. :^)

Bernd 11/27/2018 (Tue) 07:45:46 [Preview] No.20818 del
>Your data-uri line broke the rules.

That's ok.

Actually, it isn't so easy to prevent browsers from doing this. Property word-wrap/overflow-wrap often doesn't work as intended, and forcing wrapping over letters also has some problems by itself (it starts wrapping on letters even when it can wrap over words). Meanwhile, browser and standard authors add more new shiny animations and shit.

Bernd 11/27/2018 (Tue) 16:51:13 [Preview] No.20823 del
>custom.css is the customized thing for each board that resides in database or somewhere like this, so they serve it with specific code.
Yea, but I think it's just an oversight. There's already code in place for storing and serving compressed data out of the database but it's not used for the custom.css. I looked quickly at the upstream version and it doesn't seem like this bug is fixed there either
So it's not 1MB then? All the better
>~250 requests <1kb each
>1 second delay
>do not ddos poor imgur
that's a bit of an exaggeration

That clipping there is caused by the
divMessage { display: inline-block; }
You can try overriding it:
divMessage { display: initial !important; }

Bernd 11/27/2018 (Tue) 17:02:56 [Preview] No.20825 del
It should be .divMessage of course

Bernd 11/27/2018 (Tue) 20:20:40 [Preview] No.20829 del
(184.33 KB 466x492 computer-cat.png)
>So it's not 1MB then? All the better

Yes, I was wrong, maybe it is Aruba downloaded as html page or so and became large part of it. Or I was sleepy, don't know how this happened, sorry.

>>do not ddos poor imgur
>that's a bit of an exaggeration

I have bad experience with mass parsing of search engines and other services (did it at work), so now I'm afraid of banning. Of course imgur wouldn't care, but I don't like bans.

So, if someone want, he may remove that sleep line.

Bernd 11/27/2018 (Tue) 20:53:58 [Preview] No.20830 del
Slovenia agreed on sharing the hat wearing countryball icon set he drew and will upload probably tomorrow. So I suggest using that set which while deviates from KC norm it will give us unique character and frankly they look aesthetic.

Bernd 11/28/2018 (Wed) 17:38:08 [Preview] No.20848 del
imgur.com not opening had lead to new events, it must be a hassle for BO but I hope it brings a good change for everyone.

Bernd 11/28/2018 (Wed) 17:51:32 [Preview] No.20850 del
It was an error which will be fixed soon, I hope as well. I'm waiting for Slovenia to post the new balls, then will try to make magic with the python script Russian Bernd posted. I read the code and I think I understand what it does and how. Anyway if I fail he still can do the job, it's his code, and finally the problem will be addressed.

Bernd 11/28/2018 (Wed) 21:01:37 [Preview] No.20857 del
(354.00 B 21x20 au.png)
(330.00 B 20x17 ca.png)
(334.00 B 17x20 cu.png)
(476.00 B 21x21 es.png)
Hey guys look what I have here

Bernd 11/28/2018 (Wed) 21:02:09 [Preview] No.20858 del
(281.00 B 17x18 fr.png)
(344.00 B 17x20 gb.png)
(402.00 B 19x20 is.png)
(361.00 B 21x17 jo.png)

Bernd 11/28/2018 (Wed) 21:02:26 [Preview] No.20859 del
(414.00 B 21x23 mn.png)
(444.00 B 29x21 mx.png)
(324.00 B 21x21 nz.png)
(340.00 B 27x19 pt.png)

Bernd 11/28/2018 (Wed) 21:03:14 [Preview] No.20860 del
(422.00 B 17x20 ru.png)
(409.00 B 17x18 si.png)
(324.00 B 19x20 tr.png)
(389.00 B 18x19 ve.png)

Bernd 11/28/2018 (Wed) 21:05:57 [Preview] No.20861 del
(337.00 B 17x18 vn.png)
(396.00 B 17x22 de_alt.png)
(414.00 B 17x18 de-by_alt.png)
(270.00 B 17x21 eg_alt.png)
and I have some more I was working on but never implemented (including for bavaria, england and scotland)

Bernd 11/28/2018 (Wed) 21:06:37 [Preview] No.20862 del
(243.00 B 19x20 gb-eng_alt.png)
(365.00 B 20x21 gb-sct_alt.png)
(342.00 B 17x20 in_alt.png)
(901.00 B 23x21 jp_alt.png)

Bernd 11/28/2018 (Wed) 21:07:14 [Preview] No.20863 del
(306.00 B 21x17 ae_alt.png)
(334.00 B 17x21 ma_alt.png)
(379.00 B 27x22 nl_alt.png)
(319.00 B 17x20 su.png)
and soviet union
forgot emirates before

Bernd 11/28/2018 (Wed) 21:21:32 [Preview] No.20866 del
>England and Scotland
>no Wales
delet this

Bernd 11/28/2018 (Wed) 21:22:53 [Preview] No.20867 del
(60.96 KB 1000x800 apu8.jpg)
>that ottoman kavuk
I approve

Bernd 11/28/2018 (Wed) 21:36:55 [Preview] No.20868 del
(275.00 B 17x14 gb-wls.png)
wales is here but I didn't put a hat on yet

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 06:49:28 [Preview] No.20869 del
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(123.88 KB 2342x1028 wrong_garda.png)
Dobre, dobre!

Don't want to be sound salty but honestly I expected more in number. Don't mistaken I'm grateful what you have and can give. Pretty dope quality wörk. Will implement them as soon as possible.
I think those balls should be covered which frequents this place. For Polish I have an idea and for Danish I thought a knitted hat like picrel would fit. Or rather to Skandis as it would be the matter of changing colors. Also thought about Viking helmets so whatever our poster wishes. For Hungary I'm undecided, might go with the memes, might go with this Gárda hat or something similar "fog-cutter". I've no idea for Swiss and Brazil - the old Hue icon should go, me thinks. Ameriga can stay for now, I liek the fatball, but still would be better if it would get a ball that fit into the theme here.

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 07:16:27 [Preview] No.20871 del
why does croatia get the cool hat?

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 07:17:06 [Preview] No.20872 del
did you ever see the coats of arms he did for 76chan?

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 12:38:41 [Preview] No.20873 del
Swiss guard helmets maybe?

Yeah I thought I should get hats for everyone, but it's hard to come up with good distinctive ideas. Austria of course would get a Tyrolean hat (so same shape as Bavaria and Slovenia), Italy one of those straw-made hats? USA could get a baseball cap. Maybe a MAGA one. But keep it fat.

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 13:20:54 [Preview] No.20874 del
>Maybe a MAGA one.
Would that even be possible to make out with such a small resolution?

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 13:25:23 [Preview] No.20875 del
>USA could get a baseball cap. Maybe a MAGA one. But keep it fat.

Stereotypical cowboy hat is also ok for USA.

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 16:21:45 [Preview] No.20876 del
What Croatia?

Yep, I visited 76/int a couple of times. Great ones, those shields. I hope I can keep similar style when I'll draw the missing necessary countryballs.

Good idea, thx. And I have something in mind for Brasil now.

I think white spots will do. Everyone will associate to MAGA instantly. Famous image, that hat.

I thought about that but maybe would fit more to Texas. If Endchan had that.

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 19:45:25 [Preview] No.20892 del
(2.00 KB 20x24 den-hat.png)
(2.57 KB 26x24 us-cowboy-hat.png)
(2.19 KB 24x22 us-maga-hat.png)
All right here some.
Rate and provide constructive criticism. What to change, should I size thing a little bigger etc.
Oh and if Slovenia checks back maybe he can give some pointers.

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 20:39:39 [Preview] No.20893 del
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Bretty good :DDDDD
Another option for USA would be Trump's meme haircut, if we're going with that theme. Maybe it would be easier to recognise in a small picture? Still, I like both the ones you posted.

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 20:42:58 [Preview] No.20894 del
For Brasil I wanted some indian headress without making it that feminine one those ass shaking hos wear during the Carnival.

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 20:43:32 [Preview] No.20895 del
(674.88 KB 1600x1107 Iwantyou.gif)
For the US, I was actually thinking the hat of Uncle Samuel.

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 20:47:04 [Preview] No.20896 del
Thanks, mate.
>Trump's meme haircut
Well, one more option.

And another one. Might doable by recoloring Britball's top hat.
What do you think about the Danish ball? I'll make one with Viking helmet. Not today tho, have to put off it tomorrow just as well Hungary.

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 20:57:13 [Preview] No.20897 del
(85.03 KB 768x768 danskhatte.jpg)
Hm... Seems good, though typical hats here (outside of the winter) tend to look like this.

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 21:00:00 [Preview] No.20898 del
My gramps had almost the same...

Bernd 11/29/2018 (Thu) 21:58:24 [Preview] No.20902 del
Krautchan had the arrow through the heda for Switzerland in apple form to commemorate our national hero. I didn't save it unfortunately.

Bernd 11/30/2018 (Fri) 06:03:09 [Preview] No.20910 del
And I don't remember how it looked liek exactly. Will try to implement.

Bernd 11/30/2018 (Fri) 16:08:30 [Preview] No.20916 del
Oh and Poland. I have to do that too.

Bernd 11/30/2018 (Fri) 17:59:18 [Preview] No.20918 del
(43.77 KB 1078x514 Zé-Carioca-1.jpg)
(126.62 KB 600x479 BoaterStrawHat_wb.jpg)
Not bad.
An alternative would be a boater hat; these were popular and iconic in the 30s and are part of Zé Carioca's trademark attire.

Bernd 11/30/2018 (Fri) 21:05:40 [Preview] No.20924 del
(426.00 B 25x26 pl-hussar-hat.png)
(436.00 B 21x27 sui-apple-hat.png)
After over 1488 hours and many redraw in GIMP.

Well, can't hurt to have options. Then you guys will choose what you prefer.
On the other hand the fix for that imgur problem will have a little delay.

Bernd 11/30/2018 (Fri) 21:07:28 [Preview] No.20925 del
Huh, forgot to cut unnecessary borders from that lil hussar.

Bernd 12/01/2018 (Sat) 19:05:06 [Preview] No.20953 del
(356.00 B 19x23 tw-hat.png)
(307.00 B 17x19 tw-hat2.png)
(310.00 B 21x19 tw-hat3.png)
(337.00 B 17x22 br-hat2.png)
Made a few more.

Bernd 12/01/2018 (Sat) 19:06:03 [Preview] No.20954 del
(382.00 B 25x24 den-helmet2.png)
(412.00 B 20x24 nor-hat.png)
(392.00 B 20x24 swe-hat.png)
(362.00 B 17x25 hun-garda-hat.png)

Bernd 12/01/2018 (Sat) 21:46:31 [Preview] No.20957 del
Wanted a betyár (kinda cowboy/outlaw in 19th century) but I think the hat is too dark hard to see what's going on.

Bernd 12/01/2018 (Sat) 21:52:46 [Preview] No.20959 del
(352.00 B 23x25 hun-betyar-hat.png)
(123.05 KB 622x410 betyárok.jpeg)
(167.14 KB 1024x780 savanyú_jóska.jpeg)
Endchan swalled the picrels.

Bernd 12/01/2018 (Sat) 22:01:07 [Preview] No.20960 del

Bernd 12/02/2018 (Sun) 09:24:52 [Preview] No.20972 del
All right. I'm not satisfied with the Hungaryballs, black hats just aren't really visible, not to mention the stache. I'll come up with something. But it seems all necessary balls are covered, so here's the plan:
1. tell me what Bernd would prefer, if no suggestion will be written, I choose one for that particular ball
2. rename properly the files chosen and put among the others, then with the python script made by Russian Bernd (thank you!) create the CSS by tomorrow evening, what then I post so BO could use it to update the board's CSS
3. From now on I'll work on drawing the other balls as many as I can (in sensible order), so finally there will be most with hats (all the sensible ones), and create the CSS for them as well, so sometimes in the future could be updated again
4. ???

Bernd 12/02/2018 (Sun) 10:20:52 [Preview] No.20974 del

For me Swiss helmet looks better than apple for aesthetic reasons, they both are good though. American MAGA hat is very interesting, looks fresh compared to old dull cowboy hat, so I'd vote for it (this is imageboard and 2018 after all).

Can't decide about Brasil or Hungary. For Denmark, maybe helmet is better, if other Scandinavians would have hats (someone must be a viking). For Taiwan third one is too stereotypical and also looks like Vietnam or so.

I don't really have serious arguments against any ball here, because they all are ok.

Bernd 12/03/2018 (Mon) 16:57:29 [Preview] No.20992 del
(347.00 B 17x25 hun-hussar2-hat.png)
(65.63 KB 564x803 huszár.jpg)
Here's two more for Hungary. The betyát hat is in lighter colors a little, the hussar has a csákó (shako) which I didn't want to overcomplicate with ornaments cannot be seen anyway. For now that seems to be the best option.

To BO! Bernd 12/03/2018 (Mon) 19:24:32 [Preview] No.20995 del
(156.96 KB hats.css.txt)
All right. Here's CSS. At least the ball part which BO should copy. Tested with Stylish, it wörks. Although didn't check every countryball here.
If you guys want changes to your balls, please make a note ITT. At least we'll give a reason to BO to keep logging in.

Bernd 12/04/2018 (Tue) 06:32:44 [Preview] No.21002 del
(1.45 MB 1092x1023 bonginata.png)
I give this a bump maybe BO will blink at the board soemtimes and see he has stuff to do.

Bernd 12/04/2018 (Tue) 07:58:49 [Preview] No.21003 del
Sorry, I was super busy lately. I'll look into it in the evening.

Bernd 12/04/2018 (Tue) 16:43:01 [Preview] No.21010 del
That's ok.
In the meantime I'll try and correct quickly the oversized ones to save a few Kbs.

Bernd 12/04/2018 (Tue) 17:07:16 [Preview] No.21013 del
Here the one where the balls in Kb's (liek Mali, Nigeria or Uganda, and all the others too) were reduced to b's.

Bernd 12/05/2018 (Wed) 06:07:52 [Preview] No.21019 del
Don't want to be sound like an impatient dick but noone can stop me to do so what happened?
Is something wrong?

Bernd 12/05/2018 (Wed) 07:51:06 [Preview] No.21020 del

I've tested it with stylish and everything is ok, except Murica. It must not have last quote, i.e must look like this in css:

img[title="United States of 'Murica"]{

I've mentioned this in >>20811
That was my error in when I made first archive.

Bernd 12/05/2018 (Wed) 16:25:25 [Preview] No.21025 del
Here's the fixed fixed version.

Bernd 12/05/2018 (Wed) 16:40:35 [Preview] No.21026 del
Actually that one still needs soem moar fixing. Brasil is all wrong. Didn't cut the unnecessary space above. Also Denmark.
This is the last one. I promise.

Bernd 12/05/2018 (Wed) 18:12:42 [Preview] No.21031 del
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I just wanted to say, this is fucking great work. Very nice.

Please enjoy picture as a kudos.

That MAGA hat is fukkin cool.

I'm looking forward to the new 'hat' era.

Bernd 12/05/2018 (Wed) 21:47:07 [Preview] No.21044 del
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This script is actually pretty simple, nothing serious.

Bernd 12/06/2018 (Thu) 18:52:57 [Preview] No.21066 del
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Added 3 more.
Thinking on Finland if it should go on the memetic way or just give him something resembling to a knitted hat if that's possible.

Bernd 12/06/2018 (Thu) 19:16:09 [Preview] No.21069 del
You could give him a traditional Saami hat I guess.

Bernd 12/06/2018 (Thu) 19:49:02 [Preview] No.21072 del
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Would look like a court jester.

Bernd 12/06/2018 (Thu) 20:08:58 [Preview] No.21074 del

You can use that hat with long ears, or Finnish sauna hat

Bernd 12/07/2018 (Fri) 10:49:02 [Preview] No.21085 del
I made the original css, ripped and uploaded the balls to imgur. I left comments next to the countries I couldn't find balls for, there were 9 in total.
Bouvet Island, Cocos Island, Falkland Islands , French Southern Territories, Gibraltar, Heart Island and McDonald Islands, Saint Helena, Saint Martin, United States Minor Outlying Islands. I always planned on finding balls for them in the future but never got around to it.

Also, can someone explain to me how the base64 works? If we fully optimise the pngs to reduce size, does that shorten the base64 strings? I think I can crush these balls by about 10-30% in file size with optipng. <optipng -o 9 ./*.png

Bernd 12/07/2018 (Fri) 12:52:36 [Preview] No.21087 del
Those are all territories, not actual nations.

Bernd 12/07/2018 (Fri) 15:31:56 [Preview] No.21088 del
Well, lynxchan still gives them their own flag.

Bernd 12/07/2018 (Fri) 16:05:05 [Preview] No.21089 del
I guess just give them British, French, or American flags then.

Bernd 12/07/2018 (Fri) 16:05:25 [Preview] No.21090 del
Countryballs I mean.

Bernd 12/07/2018 (Fri) 16:29:29 [Preview] No.21091 del
Oh yeah, I gave them the ball of their greater territory, just wanted it said because the updated css lacks the comments I left to say the balls don't correspond to the actual flags.

Bernd 12/07/2018 (Fri) 17:21:52 [Preview] No.21092 del
>I made the original css, ripped and uploaded the balls to imgur.
Good job.
>I always planned on finding balls for them
Easier would be to draw them.
>how the base64 works?
Image files contain a code for the computer to display as images. Raster and vector graphics do that differently but that does not matter. I think with base64 this code is translated into another what represents the graphics in a file which isn't an image but for example a CSS and which from the browser can read what to display. In our case, I guess probably there's more to it.
>If we fully optimise the pngs to reduce size, does that shorten the base64 strings?
It does seem so. I do that already. Images mentioned above (like Nigeria) were larger and their string were longer. In GIMP I tried to save them with compression but didn't help. Then I noticed they have different color scheme (something RGB-blablabla instead of RGB-default or something) and I changed it, saved with compression and that did the trick.
If you open up the different txt files posted ITT you can search those balls and compare the two. Now all are fairly short.
>I gave them the ball of their greater territory
That's fine. I doubt we're gonna have posters from those places anyway. And even from a bunch of real countries. I'm not sure Endchan would locate them properly.

Bernd 12/08/2018 (Sat) 06:15:10 [Preview] No.21093 del
As the name says it's an encoding in base or radix 64.
in base 2 each digit encodes 1 bit (or 1/8 of a byte)
in base 64 each digit encodes 6 bits (or 3/4 of a byte)
the long strings in the css file are the images themselves where each sequence of 3 bytes is represented by a corresponding sequence of 4 digits of the base 64 alphabet
all digits of that alphabet are in ascii which in pretty much all text encodings take up 1 byte per character
so by encoding in base 64 the size is increased by 1/3 but in exchange you gain the ability to embed it inside file formats which don't support raw binary contents, such as css

Bernd 12/08/2018 (Sat) 17:39:09 [Preview] No.21107 del
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France? Interesting.

BO! CSS v1488 Bernd 12/08/2018 (Sat) 17:48:00 [Preview] No.21108 del
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Added three more.
Ukraine is my finest wörk so far.

I have a hard time telling what's going on with that ball.

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 01:15:45 [Preview] No.21110 del
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France should wear a Phrygian cap.

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 01:17:36 [Preview] No.21111 del
With a tricolor cockade, although at that scale it'd be only a couple pixels wide.

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 07:32:47 [Preview] No.21112 del
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Fronce already has a hat - what we call Switzerland cap on the Hungary and good workmen wear it in blue.

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 16:18:29 [Preview] No.21116 del
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These flags represent France better.

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 16:48:14 [Preview] No.21117 del
Don't like the chef hat of Italy and the Cook Island already has that so I'll redraw it. Still bunch of important ones are missing and can add only slowly.
Tho ours who post here regularly are all covered, so waiting for BO.

Current year France is best represented with current year flag most likely described in the constitution.

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 20:39:16 [Preview] No.21120 del
I'm dead but I'm getting better now
Uploaded new CSS. I'm smashing that ctrl f5 but no changes so far. Let me know if it works for you.

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 20:43:20 [Preview] No.21121 del
oh it werks now
feels weird, I'll have to get used to those new balls

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 20:53:35 [Preview] No.21122 del

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 21:04:17 [Preview] No.21124 del
Oh, Tengri! This is cool.

Thanks dude, finally. I'll continue to make new icons, not too fast and I hope not too slow and if enough gathered then I'll post the next css.
>I'm dead but I'm getting better now
Get well, brother!
>no changes so far
What didn't work?

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 21:06:32 [Preview] No.21125 del
>What didn't work?
I just found out I have multiple css files on my desktop. Didn't realized I was still keeping old css there and probably uploaded the wrong one. They're all named with combinations of words "kc" "custom" "endchan" and "css".

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 21:18:18 [Preview] No.21127 del
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You might want to keep the previous one tho. One can never know when it can come in handy. Name it properly, for Tengri's sake.

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 21:23:33 [Preview] No.21128 del
All right.
Thanks for all of your assistance, ideas, especially Big Thanks to Russian Bernd for the script which without it would have taken years. Good job.

>>do not ddos poor imgur
>that's a bit of an exaggeration
I think that was a joke with a little sarcasm.

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 22:45:00 [Preview] No.21133 del
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breddy gud 5/5 :DDDDD

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 22:56:09 [Preview] No.21134 del
Wow, these balls are fucking tits!

My jaw literally dropped when I saw the css in action. You guys rock.

Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 22:57:17 [Preview] No.21135 del
New balls look great. Hungarian Bernd, you did a good work.

I think I'll update script later to extract these data-uris from css to pngs back, I can imagine that this may be useful too.

Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 06:49:46 [Preview] No.21141 del
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I can see countryballs now, solid work guys.

Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 10:35:39 [Preview] No.21144 del
Turkey is Santa Claus?

Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 12:04:34 [Preview] No.21145 del
>Current year France is best represented with current year flag most likely described in the constitution.
I meant the cockade, which could have a different aesthetic to it.
Also, I'm a "Valking" now, nice.

Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 13:16:46 [Preview] No.21146 del
The original Santa came from Turkey I think. I'm surprised he went with that and not a fez tbh.

Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 14:09:17 [Preview] No.21149 del
we originally have christmas like holiday in 21 december and we have our version of santa and christmas tree but due to islam you dont see us we wuz about it (sadly). nowadays christmas or winter holiday is copied from west.

Also saint nicolas was born in present day Turkey I highly assume that's the reason.

Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 14:10:48 [Preview] No.21150 del
Saint Nicholas came from Turkey, but was an ethnic Greek.

Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 14:11:51 [Preview] No.21151 del
>christmas like holiday
I'm guessing it was taken from the Iranians, this is the holiday, right?:

Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 14:26:24 [Preview] No.21152 del
Oh yeah, of course I mean just the landmass and not the actual modern day country.
>nowadays christmas or winter holiday is copied from west.
I feel the same way about Halloween over here. Traditionally it's a Celtic celebration but these days it's all tacky American shit.

Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 14:51:24 [Preview] No.21153 del
nah our one is different, not related with this one, unless you think every winter/spring etc. fest related.

Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 14:54:52 [Preview] No.21154 del
I was thinking that, because the Turks took a lot of their culture from the Persians.

Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 15:16:24 [Preview] No.21155 del
Such traditions usually predate to very old times and there was less interactions to consider back then.

Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 15:27:37 [Preview] No.21156 del
Gokturks and Sassanids though.

Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 15:42:24 [Preview] No.21157 del
Huh? Afaik Göktürks had bad ties with Sassanids , they were better on terms with ERE. But if you would have said Soghdians that would be correct there was really good amount of interaction with them.

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