regarding our website
joe at tao.org.uk
Sun Nov 18 22:51:03 GMT 2001
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On Sun, Nov 18, 2001 at 08:49:14PM +0000, Brian Somers wrote:
> On a more general note, I think it's time to move these web pages to=20
> storm.FreeBSD.org.uk. Doing this will mean the following:
> 1. ukug members don't have a http://ukug.uk.FreeBSD.org/~user web=20
> presence any more. This is the only downside that I can see.
Does this affect anyone on this list?
> 2. Keeping the web pages updated can become a UK community driven=20
> process. Many people don't have an account on storm, but=20
> submitting web page patches that are generally approved will be=20
> grounds for getting an account and a commit bit - in pretty=20
> much the same way that the main FreeBSD project itself works.
I believe that this is the correct approach also.
> 3. The server is ``secure''. From a project perspective, we need=20
> to ensure that the content of all domains under .FreeBSD.org is=20
> under the FreeBSD project's control.
It always has been. The ukug is a CNAME not a delegation, but I agree
with the principle.
> 4. A ukug-committers mailing list will be created and will be open=20
> for subscription to the general public. This will expose web=20
> page updates to a ``healthy'' level of scrutiny - a good thing=20
This is indeed a good thing.
> Assuming there aren't any violent objections, I'd suggest the=20
> following people as candidates for commit bits for the ukug web pages:
> Lee Johnston
> Hiten Pandya
> Josef Karthauser
> I'm completely open to further suggestions on the subject.
There is(was) a repository created on storm for this purpose a year or
so ago, but it's probably rotted. I'll take a look and find out what
state it's in.
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