[geeklog-devel] Re: [contact-us] Geeklog 2 DBA Duties

Tony Bibbs tony at tonybibbs.com
Tue Jan 14 16:58:44 EST 2003

FYI, we developers lurk in IRC:

host: irc.freenode.net
channel: #geeklog

Running a Geeklog site is a requirement ;-)


On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Dwight Trumbower wrote:

> At 03:09 PM 1/14/2003 -0600, Tony Bibbs wrote:
> >I think we are all in agreement. Geeklog 2 will be rewrite (in case you
> >didn't already know that).  I think those thoughts are great and input is
> >always welcome but the primary role you would have would be DBA.  It time
> >permits and you have interest then obviously you could help with PHP
> >programming.
> I'm always full of opinions and ideas.:)
> Interest could be there but skill may not be there for serious php coding. 
> Most scripting experience is in vbscript. I need to dig a little harder 
> into php. Done the basics but haven't worked with php classes much. I 
> assume it isn't much different than other classes.
> >As a starting point I will send over the latest GL2 schema.  No physical
> >database exists, this just shows what we see needed initially.  As we dig
> >into requirements we will review and modify as necessary (which you would
> >steward).  So as not to get ahead of ourselves.  I will send over that
> >schema and let you start asking questions.  Then I'd like to see this
> >converted over for MS SQL Server and PostgresSQL.  If you get that far
> >odds are you are hired ;-)
> Looking forward to the challenge. I guess if I do get hired, I will have to 
> create a site with geeklog. I guess I will have to hunker down and modify a 
> layout, not a quick task, unless I'm missing something.

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