On Sun, 2002-02-17 at 22:29, Ruairi Newman wrote:
>> Hi Mark,
>> The problem is that such a site requires a lot more maintenance, and the
> linux.ie webmaster has a full-time day job - as well as a life,
I agree and he can't be expected to take on any more workload. The whole
idea of using a PHPnuke style portal is that there is no coding involved
and that it can be maintained by a group of people.
The reason that this popped into my head is that I am currently helping
some friends learn linux and am constantly answering questions like "how
do i execute this file". If I had the web-space (and wasnt doing my
leaving cert) i would have already set up a "converting the masses of
ireland to linux" style website, along with a the more advanced
discussions of linux of course.
I thought that mabye the ilug might be interested since the
infrastructure is largely in place.
But if noone is interested of course there would be no point
>> While I agree that your suggestion is a nice _idea_ it probably wouldn't
> be practical without a lot of reorganisation, including a webmaster /
> moderator with potentially a lot of time on his hands.
>> As regards you never visiting the website, I check it out myself every
> so often and usually find something new (and useful) that I haven't seen
> before. The ILUG though, _is_ the mailing list and it's members, NOT
> the website.
>> Just my own opinion on the matter,
>>> On Sun, 2002-02-17 at 18:46, Mark Finlay wrote:
> > Just wondering has anyone ever concidered turning linux.ie into a
> > php-nuke style portal? I think it would be pretty cool. As it is I never
> > visit linux.ie - i just use this mailing list.
> > Mark
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