[Members] Status of the new website

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Thu Jan 14 07:23:46 UTC 2016


I would really appreciate it if we could hold off on the post mortem
discussion until the site is up and running. This rush has been going on
for nearly two years, and I doubt anyone on this list is blameless for it
taking so long, including me.
On 13 Jan 2016 23:14, "bear" <bear at bear.im> wrote:

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> On 01/12/2016 10:07 AM, Simon Tennant wrote:
> > I rushed to get the site ready. So did many other contributors.
> > Do-ocracy style.
> >
> > It's been sitting in the iteam queue for the last two months
> > because they wanted to run it.
>
> The delay has not been all because of the iTeam, a lot of it has been
> because not everything was handled by the mad rush to get things done
> "do-ocracy" style.
>
> Many pages have been left behind and others were moved so links are
> broken - it's this part that has taken longer than I like because in
> the middle of my work on that task I suddenly found myself having to
> look for a new job.
>
> Another issue I found last night was that the route for blog posts was
> changed for no reason that I can see other than "do-ocracy" decided to
> do-ocracy it. I'll be fixing that in the pelican config.
>
> Yes, this has taken longer than I like and I apologize for any
> demotivation that I have caused.
> >
> > Side note: I was hoping to avoid problem with running it off github
> > and to make the site into something that would be easily updated
> > and maintainable without depending on the overworked item.
> >
> > Frankly it's not very motivating to spend a bunch time and effort
> > and to tell others that we have a deadline to then have the work
> > sit around for two months with no progress. Very un-do-ocracy.
> >
> > S.
> >
> > On 12 January 2016 at 15:53, Steffen Larsen <zooldk at gmail.com
> > <mailto:zooldk at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> > Yeah to get the new website up and running before FOSDEM would be
> > great. The new style and information would be a nice refreshment
> > for 2016 :-)
> >
> > /Steffen
> >
> >> On 12 Jan 2016, at 15:16, Steven Lloyd Watkin
> >> <lloyd at evilprofessor.co.uk <mailto:lloyd at evilprofessor.co.uk>>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> I remember the website was finished some time ago and there was
> >> a flurry of activity but its been some time and xmpp.org
> >> <http://xmpp.org/> still hasn't been updated, so I was just
> >> wondering what the status of things were (since xmpp c2s is
> >> blocked inside the amazon network I can't get in the chatrooms).
> >>
> >> Given its mastered on github surely this is just a 30 second
> >> change to repoint some DNS records?
> >>
> >> Or is the site awaiting some additional info?
> >>
> >> Thanks, Lloyd.
> >>
> >> PS its my last week with amazon so with a new job starting I
> >> doubt I'll make the summit and FOSDEM so have fun and see you for
> >> the summit in 2017 :)
> >> _____________________________________________________
> >>
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> >
> >
> >
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