[Plone-conference] Why nuke the 2014 site?
matt at quernus.co.uk
Fri Sep 25 08:11:56 UTC 2015
I would say this discussion is straying off the topic of the list now... but, all I will say is that we need to keep it simple, and I think a *separate* archive site for materials and outputs to the conference would be best. Something along the lines of the now-defunct plone.tv.
The issue with the actual conference sites, is that they often have specific localisations. This can often be due to payment processing requirements, co-location with other conferences, language requirements, etc. Also these sites are build 1 year apart each year. And a lot changes in the Plone world in that time! Would want to still be working on Plone GetPaid code ;) Often easier to start from scratch in latest version of Plone, or outsource the booking stuff to a 3rd party.
Even video is an issue... when I did the 2010 videos I uploaded them to Blip.tv as they were the only provider that would accept non-720p resolution videos but keep them in the native resolution and not transcode them without losing fidelity of text on the screen. They they suddenly deleted all the videos as they were no longer part of Blip.tv's future (focusing on soap operas etc). Yes we have archives of the video, but the metadata has all been lost and needs to be re-entered somewhere, which is a big and boring task.
> On 25 Sep 2015, at 08:51, Gil Forcada <gil.forcada at freitag.de> wrote:
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> El 25/09/15 a les 05:19, Jean Jordaan ha escrit:
> > On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 1:31 AM, Fulvio Casali
> > <fulviocasali at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Just putting this idea out there: what if there was a new
> >> persistent team, the "ploneconf website development and
> >> infrastructure team"?
> > I like this idea a lot.
> >> The idea would be to take the ploneconf website responsibility
> >> out of the actual conference hosts' hands, which would be one
> >> less thing the organizers would have to worry about.
> > I wouldn't necessarily say to "take it out of their hands", rather
> > make it easy for them to use the work and experience built up in
> > previous conferences and avoid reinventing the wheel.
> >> I realize an idea is only worth as much as finding people to put
> >> in the work, but I was wondering what others think.
> > I'd be prepared to help ..
> To make it even more useful and attracting, the training material
> already has some demo add-ons about a conference site, so instead of
> being demo add-ons, just showcase best practices on the training
> material about a production used Plone add-ons.
> This way, newcomers that go through the training already have two
> teams that can join: the training team to help improve the docs and
> the ploneconf team to help improve the website.
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