[UbuntuWomen] Ubuntu Women Blog Brainstorm

idleone oneidle at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 23:16:14 GMT 2010


On Fri, 2010-03-26 at 13:59 +0000, etali wrote:
> On 26/03/2010 04:39, Elizabeth Krumbach wrote:
> > 1. Discuss hosting with canonical - we can get drupal hosting for a
> > blog, but there is concern about response time from canonical
> > sysadmins (I believe this has gotten better, but it's worth looking in
> > to if we consider this route)
> >
> > 2. Acquire hosting space maintained by the team, install wordpress and
> > have canonical point blog.ubuntu-women.org at it
> >
> > 3. 3rd party hosting: wordpress.com, blogspot, posterous, etc
> >   
> My vote goes for trying canonical first, to see if they are more
> reponsive these days.
> 
> A third party host would be the quickest way to get set up, but I think
> it sends out the wrong signals.  There's nothing wrong with free hosts
> for personal use, but it looks unprofessional to me for an organisation
> to be using a freebie host.  I admit it's snobbery, but it's worth
> thinking about the signals the URL sends.
> 
> I'd love to help out with this any way I can.
> 
> -- 
> Lesley Harrison
> 
I would have to agree with Lesley. I think it shows more professionalism
if the site is hosted by Canonical not to mention it also shows that the
project is supported by them.
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