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

Doug Hellmann doug.hellmann at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 11:49:50 CET 2011

On Mar 25, 2011, at 6:37 AM, Michael Foord wrote:

> 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.

OK, I'll just tell oDesk "no," then to have one less link to remove later.


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