[UbuntuWomen] Wiki proposal

Valorie Zimmerman valorie.zimmerman at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 03:17:21 GMT 2010


On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 6:20 PM, Melissa Draper <melissa at meldraweb.com> wrote:
> Maybe I didn't make it clear before, I certainly was not explicit about
> it.
>
> The current /Home (the artist formerly known as FrontPage) has, in
> comments:
>
>        ## Before making wide-ranging changes to the FrontPage, please
>        discuss your changes on the UW team mailing list:
>        http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-women. Thanks!
>
> The changes I am proposing are wide-ranging and substantial, and so
> needs discussion before any permanence is considered. And no, sorry, a
> "no comments" response isn't going to be taken as tacit agreement in
> this case! :)

Your changes look very good to me, Melissa. I like the new menu bar,
which I think simplifies the page a great deal.

Thanks for your work.

Valorie

PS: While clicking links from your work, I found:
http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/ToDo which is *very* out-of-date. For
instance, the first item is, "figure out when 2008 elections are." On
the other hand, item three is "compile a list of "core" projects in
Ubuntu" -- and I saw that discussed in the scroll-back today in IRC.
So we have some live items in there still. -v

> On Sat, 2010-01-02 at 18:20 +1100, Melissa Draper wrote:
>> Greetings,
>>
>> I'm working on an possible overhaul of the wiki to make things more
>> findable than the big long tl;dr list we have now.
>>
>> If anyone would like to help, I'm poking mainly at
>> http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/NewHome which would act as a starting
>> point. The menu is http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/UWMenuHeader and is
>> included in pages with "<<Include(UWMenuHeader)>>". I've *not* put the
>> header on existing pages yet to avoid confusion.
>>
>> http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Knowledgebase is new, and has the
>> "Resources" and "Guidelines" sections from the front page, with
>> redundant bits snipped out.
>>
>> http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Projects is new, and has the "Projects" and
>> "Outreach" sections from the front page, with some shuffling.
>>
>> http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Contacts is new, and has the contact
>> details for specific people within the team, such as irc, mailing list
>> and forums operators/administrators/moderators. Please put your contact
>> info here if it's appropriate to do so.
>>
>> The rest should be linked directly from the menu. If I've missed
>> anything, then let me know or alternatively feel free to muck in and
>> improve on what I've done.
>
>
> --
> Melissa Draper

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