Why did I decide to make PLies?

and my personal views

What do I like?

What I don't like?

What do I have?

From XLSies to PLies

Basically, I just took style sheet from XLSies and made everything else based on SlideMaker.

In the process, I rewrote most of SlideMaker perl code and added error checking.

Additional benefits:


under GPL licence

You may find latest (probably unstable!) distribution on:

Current stable version is 1.6 (see goodies!)
For changes examine: ChangeLog, NEWS or CVS
freshmeat page

If you change style sheets or templates to add fetures, please mail changes to me so that I can include them in next distribution

Logos: Made with PLies GIMP file is in distribution. Please link to http://www.rot13.org/~dpavlin/presentations/XLSies_to_PLies/


Things that PLies needs

I will keep here a list of things that needs to be done (do you have some spare time?)

Topics for discussion:


PLies currently supports following templates:

Need more? Make them!


There are several goodies which make PLies (from version 1.6) even beter than plain html:


PLies is based on:

All bugs in current implementation of burst.pl are however mine.


comparison of archive size

use draw_bar; draw_bar(" shows release date, PLies version and size of archive 2001-04-20 1.0 9714 2001-05-06 1.1 10979 2001-05-15 1.2 16663 2002-04-18 1.3 17673 2002-04-18 1.4 20886 2002-09-11 1.5 30735 2003-04-18 1.6 45596 ");

This bar graph is created using perl_include/draw_bar.pm included in distribution.