[Vit-discuss] Now, where were we?
curt at hibbs.com
Fri Feb 18 13:22:16 EST 2005
Wow... good summary!
One thing that I would add is that we need setup some kind of working
relationship with the Japanese group that (unknown to us) started something
similar last month.
why the lucky stiff wrote:
> Hi, everybody. Consider the wealth of discussion that has been rolling
> down the snowhill for the last few months. It's a raging and
> incongruous boulder. Let's size ite up.
> Here are what I consider to be the essentials of the discussion so far:
> * The quintessential ruby-talk thread is the "Best ways to accelerate
> Ruby's popularity," which lived out its existence for a month or so,
> throughout January.
> * I think the thread (and others which spawned from it at that time)
> really got moving when Ben Giddings stripped ruby-lang.org down to its
> essentials and everyone started thinking about what those essentials
> were exactly.
> * I posted a mockup of a hypothetical Ruby.org. The comments are
> especially useful, as the discussion is primarily centered on the page
> * Useful criticism from gab: <http://rubytalk.com/127255>
> * A related topic deals with an official Ruby manual, which I think is
> very pertinent to our work here. John Long's designs were posted on
> RedHanded in early January.
> * The idea of giving an official look, ruby-lang.org subdomains, or a
> common header to community sites has been brought up a lot.
> I think the prevailing feeling about this has been that such an umbrella
> might be too much work to keep aloof.
> But, a good point.
> * Discussion of the more dilapidated parts of ruby-lang.org. I think we
> can all agree that its important that ruby-lang.org be up-to-date and
> reflect the hectic activity that truly is Ruby.
> * Another recurring topic is the state of ruby-doc.org. There is a
> prevailing notion that ruby-doc requires closer attention. Which is
> very interesting, considering that RubyGarden has avoided scrutiny, even
> though it suffers from many of its own issues.
> * Other related ruby-talk threads:
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