Xubuntuguide.org

Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 21:19:55 GMT 2006


Of course, but why wouldn't we look at all the good things Ubuntu offers and
learn from it?

And about Drupal: we can't do so much at the programming front, it's mainly
updating content.

On 11/3/06, Cody Somerville <cody.somerville at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I agree as well.
>
> I think Brian brings up some very good points that I think we need to look
> at. Xubuntu is an official "flavor" of Ubuntu and so our website needs to be
> professional or we'll damage the Ubuntu and Canonical image.
>
> Also, I don't think we need to replicate every effort Ubuntu has. The only
> difference between the flavours is the desktop environment and the
> applications they users are most likely going to be using which leaves a lot
> of core stuff the same - both community wise and technically-wise (haha, I'm
> making up words here). For example, the fridge could be used as much for the
> Ubuntu community as the Xubuntu community... do you get where I'm coming
> from?
>
> Anyhow, I'm being pestered to hurry up and go buy pizza for the folks but
> I'll be sure to elaborate more on this later.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Cody A.W. Somerville
>
> P.S. I have a lot of experience with drupal (and the same for apache,
> mysql, etc.) - so can I help out with the development of the website and
> stuff? <grins>
>
> On 11/3/06, Vincent <imnotb at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Now that you mention it, I do agree it should be an off-site thing, and
> > we could link to it on Xubuntu.org
> >
> > On 11/3/06, Brian Lawson <brianrlawson at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > After reading some responses, I wanted to clarify what I envisioned
> > > xubuntuguide.org to be.  I hope for it to be very much like
> > > ubuntuguide.org.  If you haven't checked it out, go there and scroll
> > > through it a bit…it will help give some context to this question.
> > >
> > > It is very much an "unofficial" Ubuntu site, which is why I hesitate
> > > to attach it to the official (and Canonical-supported) site.  For example,
> > > ubuntuguide.org contains instructions for adding repositories that
> > > contain unsupported, non-free, or possibly illegal packages.  While
> > > extremely useful, I don't know that the official site would want to be
> > > responsible for this content.
> > >
> > > But on the other hand, I don't want to dilute or fracture any momentum
> > > the Xubuntu project has going…I want to respect the wishes of the main team,
> > > contributors, and users.
> > >
> > > -Brian
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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