[OpenIndiana-discuss] RFC: OI website brain storm page
kgunders at teamcool.net
Fri Feb 18 14:12:55 UTC 2011
On Fri, 2011-02-18 at 13:45 +0000, Matt Wilby wrote:
> On 18/02/2011 13:34, Dmitry G. Kozhinov wrote:
> > I have already said that the OpenIndiana project definitely needs a
> > forum (not just mailing list), because many people do not want to
> > subscribe to a mailing list, and want to keep their mailboxes free
> > from regular mailing. They would be happy though to look into a forum
> > when they want to.
> > I have contacted Alasdair directly about this some time ago, but did
> > not get any reply.
> > I vote for forum.
> > Dmitry.
> > On 18.02.2011 17:43, Gerald Davies wrote:
> >> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 23:54, jay undernet<jay.udn at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>> http://wiki.openindiana.org/oi/Website-Ideas
> >> Can anyone actually sign up? Had a permissions problem just a moment
> >> ago.
> >> Idea: have an OI Forums page, like ubuntuforums.org, if one doesn't
> >> already exist.
> >> That will massively aid people making the switch, not just a 'from
> >> Linux to OI' page.
> >> Cheers,
> >> Gerald
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> Hi Dmitry,
> A web based forum is being considered as part of the website re-design.
> It was discussed in the last oi-meeting, and was on the agenda for
> several weeks. I have also added it to the suggestion list.
> Alasdair is a busy guy. He will get round to replying to you when he can.
Phorum is a lean, mean, yet still featured forum package. Relatively
good security track record as well, at least for a php based app.
I have used several over the years and Phorum would be on my short list
for something like this, i.e. don't more knowledge and info based than
recreational. I suggest you include it in your evaluations.
Also, there are many excellent CMS's out there which would ease the
burden of keeping things up to date greatly. I would recommend taking a
good look at Drupal. That way web dev's can focus on backend
development and documentation oriented folks can focus on creating
Ken Gunderson <kgunders at teamcool.net>
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