[geeklog-devel] Themes (was: FrOSCon 2007)
Ramnath R Iyer
casual.dodo at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 17:34:20 EDT 2007
On Wednesday 29 August 2007 17:05:32 Dirk Haun wrote:
> Actually, that was discussed briefly at FrOSCon and the result was that
> we should probably have _more_ developer news and discussions on the
> site. Currently, you don't see any of the discussions that are happening
> on this list mirrored on the site which could lead to the impression
> that there is no real development happening.
> mozilla.com probably isn't the best example. We _want_ users to return
> to geeklog.net regularly. And therefore, we have to give them something
> to make sure they do. Like news and discussions.
I don't have any objections to putting more (or less) content on the website.
What I'm talking about is the separation of this content, so that users who
know nothing about PHP etc. can simply view GL as a complete product. For
example, you could put up a few download links, some nice pictures, tell them
about the great features, and give them an idea of what they can expect in
the next release.
The *developer* site would focus on all the development news and discussions.
You could even put the archives of this list on this site.
If these two types of content are put up on the same site, I think it would
scare away a lot of potential users who are not interested in development. I
think this may be happening *right now*.
Ramnath R Iyer
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