[Evangelism] Re: [summary] "Gnome WGO site with Plone" project

Ross Patterson me at rpatterson.net
Mon Apr 27 15:46:58 UTC 2009


"Jens W. Klein" <jens at bluedynamics.com> writes:

> The project to implement www.gnome.org needs reanimation.
>
> I try to summarize:
>
> Plone people who want to help (please define your role): 
> * Jens Klein (coordination and technical work, participate at sprint)
> * Ross Patterson (take some technical tasks, ...)
> * Tim Knapp (take some technical tasks, ...)
> * Roberto Allende (take some technical tasks, ...)
>  
> (more may follow if there are concrete todos)
>
> David Sapiro with Pilot Systems offered hosting for the site!
>
> At Gnome we have:
>
> invloved gnome people (please define your role)
> * Murray Cumming
> * Paul Cutler
> * Vincent Untz
> * David Bain (organizing sprint if funds raised)
> who else?
>
> technical we have
> * Plone 2.5 site + buildout + integration (almost finished)
> * all content for the new site already in an data.fs
> * as i understood some visuals/ graphics are missing
>
> In my opinion tasks are:
> 1 form a new group of gnome+plone people driving this project to 
>   success.
> 2 synchronize requirements with all participants 
> 3 update to Plone 3.2/3.3 (recent stable)

I'm happy to start updating a buildout to Plone 3 and doing the research
for any dependency/add-on compatibility whenever the time is right.
Just let me know.  :)

Ross

> 4 setup a public testing environment
> 5 make it work / fix bugs if any
> 6 polish content and visuals
> 7 setup live hosting
> 8 go-live
> 9 have a party ;-)
>
> Methods/Tools to reach the goal;
>
> * online coordination (mailinglists, probably IRC)
> * wiki 
> * bug tracker 
> * sprint
>
> Sprint:
> David Bain offered to organize a sprint at Jamaica. From my experience 
> its a real good idea to have a sprint to push forward. This needs 
> fundraising to pay travel- and other expenses. Who can organize 
> fundraising?
>
> best regards





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