[ubuntu-art] Hi and a suggestion

Matthew G. Baron me at mattbaron.net
Tue Jul 19 22:21:40 CDT 2005

Hi everybody,

I have been lurking on this mailing list for a couple of days now,  
but have yet to announce myself.  I also work in web design and am  
interested in helping out on the project where I can.

I have some familiarity with groupware sites, and I think this was a  
good suggestion.  Where I work, we fiddled with several open source  
projects before deciding that Basecamp from 37signals was the way to  
go.  Here is a link:


It is not an open source project (the framework used to create it  
is), but they do allow a free level that might fit the needs of this  
group.  We found Basecamp to have a nice compromise between  
functionality in simplicity that the open source groupware apps  
didnt.  The main components of Basecamp that we use quite frequently  

1.  Message Board
2.  To Do Lists
3.  Milestones

This is pretty straight forward, and they don't let the app get too  
much more confusing than that.  For more information on open source  
alternatives, try http://www.opensourcecms.com/ which has demos of a  

There would be a little legwork in setting up logins and everything,  
but my vote is that its worth it.  Does anyone else have any thoughts  
on this?


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Andy Fitzsimon <andyfitz at gmail.com>
> Date: July 19, 2005 9:44:44 PM EDT
> To: kori mendocino <kori.mendocino at gmail.com>
> Cc: ubuntu-art at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-art] Hi and a suggestion
> Reply-To: Andy Fitzsimon <andyfitz at gmail.com>
> good suggestion,  I dont really have the knowledge to comment on it  
> however.
> whats your experience.  would you like to help ?  :-)
> welcome to the lists  !
> On 7/20/05, kori mendocino <kori.mendocino at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi :)
>> i am stanimir 'kori' djevelekov, from Bulgaria, and i mainly do web
>> design. i would really love to be involved with the art of my
>> favourite os' next release.
>> for the future site of the art team, may i suggest that instead of a
>> wiki we use some sort of groupware? it seems more appropriate to me.
>> regards,
>> kori
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