[pydotorg-www] project plan

Richard Leland rich at richleland.com
Wed Apr 21 21:10:54 CEST 2010

Point taken. As Steve said I don't want to get too caught up in  
implementation right out of the gates. But it's indeed good to know  
and think about the various perspectives.

- rich

Richard Leland
rich at richleland.com

On Apr 21, 2010, at 2:56 PM, "R. David Murray" <rdmurray at bitdance.com>  

> On Wed, 21 Apr 2010 12:31:00 -0400, Richard Leland <rich at richleland.com 
> > wrote:
>> I agree with Michael - as someone that is getting familiar with the  
>> process
>> it just doesn't seem as agile as it could be. For instance, if  
>> there was a
>> decision to add 5 new sections with 30 pages of content, which  
>> method would
>> be faster for updating - a through-the-web-based approach or the  
>> existing
>> create files, check in, build? I'm not sure one is faster than the  
>> other and
>> I'm sure there would be varying opinions on that. Maybe the way to  
>> approach
>> this question is thinking about who could be editing the content.  
>> Should it
>> always be technical individuals or should someone with writing  
>> skills be
>> able to update the site as well?
> I'm not a current contributor to the python.org content, but I agree
> with everything Skip said about this.  For people who are (python)
> programmers, through-the-web editing is not agile.  ReST pretty much
> *is* text.  The tools are not hard to learn...and perhaps demystifying
> them for those who are scared of them would bring more developers into
> the software community, which would be a great thing.  "Writers" can  
> be
> programmers too, some of them just don't know it :)
> --
> R. David Murray                                      www.bitdance.com

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