[cc-devel] Creative Commons Consolidation of Developer Pages
jon at rejon.org
Tue Aug 23 16:52:00 EDT 2005
On Thu, 2005-08-11 at 09:40 -0700, Jon Phillips wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-08-11 at 09:40 -0500, Nathan R. Yergler wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-08-11 at 11:08 +0200, Bjorn Wijers wrote:
> > > > Hello everybody, I wonder how many ppl. we have on this list now.
> > Just looked at the administration interface -- 17, including CC
> > employees (Mike & I).
> > > > My other thought is to have a subdomain for the dev community which
> > > > points to our wiki pages as such: http://dev.creativecommons.org or
> > > > http://devel.creativecommons.org What do you all think?
> > I'm not sure how this is different than our current situation, where
> > wiki.creativecommons.org hosts the Wiki. I think a single Wiki is best
> > for us organizationally at this point, so dev.creativecommons.org would
> > at most just be a mirror for wiki.cc.org.
> Right, it would just be a line in apache to direct to the wiki page for
> developers. So, no new wiki.
> > >
> > > As for the wiki itself I would like to strive to a wiki structure as
> > > made by the Wordpress people. Their wiki rocks! See
> > > http://codex.wordpress.org
> > Yeah, they have great documentation. 90% of what makes it great (in my
> > opinion) is the front-page index. They have editting disabled right
> > now, but do you know if they're manually maintaining that index or doing
> > it programmatically? If they're maintaining it manually (which is my
> > impression, given I can't see any pattern in page categories, etc), then
> > I'd suggest that anyone interested should create a new page in the wiki
> > -- NewMainPage, or something, and put together a draft. It also might
> > be interesting to revamp http://wiki.creativecommons.org/wiki/Developer
> > only, as a better Developer index.
> Agree...I would vote to turn off passwords for now...and see what
> happens. I don't think there are enough people committing or looking at
> the wiki to create that much spam, but maybe I'm wrong.
> > > A question that I have is the use of SourceForge as a base for the code
> > > at the moment. Personally I have explicitly chosen not to use
> > > SourceForge because of it becoming sluggish and less flexible. I'm using
> > > berlios.de, a german based FLOSS deposit and it feels a lot less sluggy
> > > than SF.
> > Yeah, their mailing list archives suck (hence the ibiblio cc-devel
> > list), but we don't have the bandwidth to maintain developer
> > infrastructure internally, and I haven't seen anything so compelling as
> > to justify the pain of moving (but I can be convinced).
> gmane also sucks up the sf.net archives, so that they are searchable,
> graphed, and google-able.
Where are we at with any of these changes...I think we need to get the
web infrastructure up here asap. How can I help?
I added a first run at the Development Community page. I think this
sounds like a good name for the development community:
Creative Commons Development Community (CCDC)
Mike, can we get dev.creativecommons.org to point to this page.
Also, can we get the made development page,
http://www.creativecommons.org/technology/ to have a header that goes to
this page. This could just be a box that says, click here to go to the
Creative Commons Development Community page.
Also, could the main page with the mailing lists be updated with the new
Are these changes okay? I really think that these need to be made before
more communication happens on the list (maybe these are slight
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