Xubuntu Website Development (Was: Xubuntuguide.org)

Cody Somerville cody.somerville at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 21:26:44 UTC 2006


Adam: haha - sorry for hijacking this thread and causing confusion. I agree
mediawiki for any wiki services we might launch.

Vincent: I can do some drupal module hacking plus I'd love to help maintain
and add content.

Maybe we can all get together on IRC sometime soon and come up with a todo
list, road map, get some volunteers for different positions, etc. etc. for
the development of the xubuntu website and distribution?

On 11/3/06, Vincent <imnotb at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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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> > >
> > >
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