Marc Wiriadisastra wrote:
>>> As discussed on IRC my vote is anything that has a CMS built into it.
>>> I personally feel a lot of things are done behind closed doors and
>>> really feeding the hungry public with information of whats coming up and
>>> things that have occurred is nothing but a bonus.
>> This is completely false. On the websites (content) side:
There's also the websites
>> list, the docs list, #fedora-websites and #fedora-docs.
>> If you're interested in the hosting side of things you'll want to talk
>> to the Infrastructure team. We have weekly meetings, there's the
>> #fedora-admin channel and the fedora-infrastructure-list. If you think
>> we should replace the wiki with the CMS feel free to state your case on
>> that list and we'll discuss but I think you'll find that for most
>> content that would require a CMS the docs team handles that (and they're
>> currently moving towards a CMS). If you think you can organize the wiki
>> with a CMS and that its the best way to go, lets see the proposal.
>>> I've been advised that plone does this as do other CMS/Wiki's out there.
>>> There are Java based one's out there already I'm not to sure how they
>>> fit into the scheme of things but information to help the marketing,
>>> ambassadors and other contributors to Fedora would be helpful.
>> We've been trying to get plone up and running for not 1, not 2 but going
>> on 3 years now when February hits. We even have a big Plone advocate
>> working on it with the docs team and yet its still not here. I'm not
>> saying anything bad about the technology but I'm a pretty results
>> oriented guy and the proof is in the pudding. Plone is a resource /
>> attention needy application. I hope the docs guys get a good product
>> out of it but in general I'd like to see Fedora's commitment to Plone
>> stop there until such a time comes that it can play well with the
>> language it was written in (just my 2 cents).
> While I understand that it isn't just one website I would like to think
> that there is sufficient technology around that an integrated wiki/cms
> type solution is out there for the sake of ease.
> While my suggestion of Plone is based on the small amount of information
> I have. I personally have not used it so my information is based on
> other people's opinions.
> My opinion is based on http://www.gentoo.org/
where they have links to
> associated sections. News is on the front page mainly the Newsletter but
> at least its a form of letting people know what is going on.