[Edu-sig] edu-sig page is orphaned?

Jurgis Pralgauskis jurgis at akl.lt
Mon Nov 24 19:51:52 CET 2008

Hello again,

so who could actually update the edu-sig page now?
(as I listed some issues in the beggining of thread)

On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 3:51 PM, kirby urner <kirby.urner at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am largely responsible for the page as it currently exists, in terms
> of content, but threw that together a long time ago by now, around the
> time the site went from cvs to svn, and before the face lift wherein
> the new twin-snake logo was phased in.
> Since that time, I've suggested we work out a new management setup,
> but only in my capacity as one more edu-sig subscriber (I've never
> been the listowner here, albiet I've been one of the most prolific
> posters to date).
> I would also encourage web savvy educators to do their own edu-sig
> type pages, having Python as a focus if that's their area of expertise
> i.e. one way to promote change at Python.org would be to not wait,
> demo your dream web page in another domain, give the community more
> templates to choose from, in terms of where to take it next.
> Walking my own talk, I co-sponsor an Oregon Curriculum Network site
> with a "cp4e" page ( http://www.4dsolutions.net/ocn/cp4e.html -- not
> just about Python, but mostly is).
> Kirby
> 4dsolutions.net
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 6:20 AM, Jurgis Pralgauskis <jurgis at akl.lt> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> http://www.python.org/community/sigs/current/edu-sig/
>> in Resources PyBiblio link leads to Error 404
>> IDLE "page" looks also strange (though I understand it doesnt have
>> direct dependence from edusig page)
>> Software Carpentry leads to old page (as I know http://swc.scipy.org/
>> is quite newer)
>> PyGeo link is also error 404 http://pw1.netcom.com/~ajs/
>> in the editors section PyScripter is a must (it is the best opensource
>> pyeditor I know on windows for intermediate students)
>> - PyScripter http://wiki.python.org/moin/PyScripter
>> - Crunchy http://crunchy.sourceforge.net/ is very nice project
>> For more fun programming (somewhere close to PyGame):
>> - PyGlet  http://www.pyglet.org/
>> - MakeBot (http://mail.python.org/pipermail/edu-sig/2008-October/008808.html
>> http://stratotools.python-hosting.com/browser/trunk/makebot/)
>> - no mention of Turtle, why?!!
>> now should be ;)
>> http://bugs.python.org/issue1513695
>> http://www.geocities.com/jjphoogrp/clixtur.html
>> and alongside I know a book, thtat uses turtle a lot
>> http://www.briggs.net.nz/log/writing/snake-wrangling-for-kids/
>> edusig mailinglist addres could be at the top, as this is main spot of
>> activity :)
>> I hope, that smb, that is responsible for edu-sig page,
>> could quite easily integrate (some of) these proposals :)
>> --
>> Jurgis Pralgauskis
>> Don't worry, be happy and make things better ;)
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