[Pydotorg-redesign] idea I had (expressed in the wrong forum)
python at dylanreinhardt.com
Sat Sep 13 13:56:32 EDT 2003
On Sat, 2003-09-13 at 07:35, Laura Creighton wrote:
> My next idea that should have been here but wasn't, because I didn't
> want to bring it up if it was diuscussed in the mail we weren't getting
> is making a staging area. This is a complete copy of python.org with
> one difference -- anybody can write to it. It also doesn't have to
> be mirrored. Then when people such as journalists write articles
> they would like to have on python.org, they can just add the links
> to the staging area. Later amk or somebody can check and make sure
> they aren't links to penis enlargers, and just swap the staged page
> for the python.org one.
Rather that reinvent the wheel, why not use an existing, best-of-breed
solution written in Python? Zope + Plone does this exact set of tasks
I previously offered to build a prototype. That offer stands.
> The idea is to build a vibrant and dynamic community around the website,
> without burdening the site maintainers too much.
I couldn't agree more... this is one area where our current approach is
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