[clug] CLUG site
martin at meltin.net
Tue Sep 12 04:53:01 GMT 2006
Note that I've picked a random (but relevant) post in this thread to
>>>>> "Tarrant" == Tarrant <tarrant at aeria-design.com> writes:
Tarrant> Yeah, i can understand the private hosting and things,
Tarrant> although i'm pretty prepared to say it's a somewhat
Tarrant> stable service if it is somewhat 'private'. It's not
Tarrant> going anywhere as i host too many sites [...]
I've just had a chat with the people who control and administer the
clug.org.au domain and associated web site(s). Here's a summary and
* Hosting is not an issue. Past and current machines used to host
clug.org.au have been stable and the people who run those machines
are still around. The site does not need to move (again).
* The only thing that is (badly) dated about the current CLUG web site
is the "Projects" section.
The proposal is to remove the "Projects" section and move the map
(which dominates the current page) to to a secondary page. This
will unclutter the main page and allow links to other sites to be
more visible (see next point).
* I believe the admin staff of clug.anu.edu.au (the current postnuke
site) are happy to assign rights to allow people to manage various
news pages. The main CLUG web page can have a "Latest News" link
(or similar) added that points to <http://clug.anu.edu.au/> (or
* The only other thing that people seem to be mentioning is a wiki.
We're hoping that someone will strike up a friendly conversation
with someone at Linux Australia and convince them to run a wiki for
LUGs in Australia. Nobody I spoke to was terribly keen on running a
Alternatively, if someone runs a well maintained wiki then it might
be a good idea to link to it from the main CLUG web site.
peace & happiness,
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