Xubuntu Website Development (Was: Xubuntuguide.org)

Adam Miller maxamillion at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 21:29:20 UTC 2006


Wait, are you two talking about Drupal because we are going to do some
official Xubuntu wiki stuff also? Because if that's the case, i was just
confused ... sorry about that. If not, set me straight because i'm lost. :P

-Adam

On 11/3/06, Cody Somerville <cody.somerville at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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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> > > > > xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
> > > > > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/xubuntu-devel
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Vincent
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> > > >
> > > >
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> > >
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