Fedora- Ireland Website?
frankly3d at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 18:54:48 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-09-15 at 12:22 -0500, Matt Domsch wrote:
> I would worry about the long-term implications of such. For my part,
> when I was in school, projects I did rarely lived longer than the end
> of finals week. As the Infrastructure and Websites teams will attest,
> maintaining a useful website takes long-term effort.
It does, but if it's something that interests one.
> I'm also unclear what special needs the subset of the Fedora community
> which may consitute "Ireland Fedora users" would have, different from
> the global Fedora community, which would be worth the investment in
> creating such a new site / subgroup.
> Could such be accomplished
> using existing Fedora infrastructure?
Probably, but I don't see too many Irish head(s) jumping forward at the
moment. What trying to do is kickstart it, then progress from there.
> Would that also meet the needs
> of your class assignment?
Probably not, is a particular program is specified.
> If the class calls for using Microsoft FrontPage or Macromedia
> Dreamweaver, there may be little overlap between the site you're
Agreed, does that mean I should not promote Fedora in case my class sees
> and the community you would be promoting.
It's a PC class and an opportunity for exposure to ppl who in the normal
course of events may never hear\know of Fedora.
> I'd also be surprised if your professor required you to register a
> domain name.
He wouldn't but the fact, I did it would be kudos to me,
> I'd be less surprised if you were expected to create
> this "site" within your own webspace on your school's servers.
Normally the sites are created on students cdrw\usb-stick.
> Such a
> local, somewhat temporary (expires when you leave school or the class
> ends) "fan site" should not require trademark approval.
But if you're
> going to put in the effort to sustain this long-term, then a domain
> and approval would make sense.
What I want is something more permanent, so when school, it can be
continued as a focal point.
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