[Python-Dev] Re: Re: Re: 2.4 news reaches interesting places
allison at sumeru.stanford.EDU
Wed Dec 15 22:04:11 CET 2004
Ummm... I don't think that anyone looks for information by trolling
subdomain names. If I am looking for python information, I go to
www.python.org or python.org. I would never guess "business.python.org".
Seems to me that what we need is content and let the search engines bring
on the masses.
On Wed, 15 Dec 2004, Terry Reedy wrote:
> For a subsite aimed at businesses, business.python.org is obvious and
> easily remembered. Not all businesses are corporations. 'about' and 'why'
> are not specific at all.
> I think such a subsite, linked from the main site also, would be a good
> idea. It should explain both why (including success stories) and how
> (including employment/contracting) to use Python in business. Pieces could
> come from the existing site.
> I think the mere existence of such a site would constitute a message to
> businesses that Python is ready for business. I suspect the existence of
> even a skeletal site would attract contributions to build it further.
> Correspondingly, perhaps there should also be a
> science(or scitech or learning).python.org with pages on Astronomy,
> Bioscience, Chemistry, Mathematics, Education, etc. Perhaps the scipy and
> other science application groups would help.
> With two subsites for the main application areas, this would leave
> www.python.org to focus on the language itself.
> Terry J. Reedy
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