Xubuntu Website Development (Was: Xubuntuguide.org)

Adam Miller maxamillion at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 21:40:27 UTC 2006


I think the first would be the best choice. I like the idea of just doing
essentially what ubuntuguide.org does but translating it into our own
specific to xubuntu.

-Adam

On 11/3/06, Cody Somerville <cody.somerville at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> We're talking about the current drupal install (or so I think) because I
> asked to help out. <g>
>
> Also, if we do any official wiki stuff then we should use the current wiki
> system hosted by Ubuntu (except we can skin it like Kubuntu and Ubuntu does)
> like the other flavors do.
>
> Xubuntuguide.org could be a separate entity that offers information like
> ubuntuguide.org does OR we could setup something on ubuntuguide.org and
> point xubuntuguide.org to the "front page" of "section".
>
> Just my opinion. What do other people think?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Cody A.W . Somerville
>
> P.S. My next e-mail won't be for a bit as I'm really living to go get
> pizza now :P
>
> On 11/3/06, Adam Miller < maxamillion at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > 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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