[pydotorg-www] Fwd: Accepted: RE: Python Developers

Michael Foord mfoord at python.org
Fri Mar 25 11:37:18 CET 2011

On 25/03/2011 10:35, Chris Withers wrote:
> Hi All,
> On 25/03/2011 00:35, Doug Hellmann wrote:
>> oDesk want to add a link pointing to Python job listings to our Jobs
>> page. Does anyone have an opinion about whether or not to do it? Is
>> there a formal policy?
>> I am not advocating for them, but they contacted me so I thought I would
>> deliver the message.
> FWIW, re-implementing the job board as a small web app is rapidly 
> rising up my list, I'm justing getting paid work done before I come to 
> it. Once it's ready, I'd ideally like to have it up and running on 
> http://jobs.python.org.
> Does that sound feasible?
Sounds like the right place for it....

> On the subject of links or other places, I'm actually pretty strongly 
> in favour of removing them all. People looking for jobs know where to 
> look for their own country, and I haven't seen any value in those side 
> bar links to us as a community, they only appear to serve the people 
> they link to having a high pagerank link pointing to sites which make 
> them money ;-)
I don't see much value in the sidebar links either.

All the best,


> cheers,
> Chris


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