[linux-audio-user] the Linux soundapps pages redux

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Wed Dec 8 10:29:19 EST 2004


On Wed, 08 Dec 2004 09:20:11 -0500, Dave Phillips <dlphilp at bright.net> wrote:
> Greetings:
> 
>   Time is getting tighter for me these days, so I'm not always able to
> update the Linux soundapps sites as often as I'd like. As most of you
> know, I'm also not particularly pleased with the construction of the
> pages (plain old manually edited HTML), but I figure the present
> arrangement is serviceable enough to last a little while longer.
> 
>   Recently I've been considering how to update the sites more
> frequently, and I've come up with this idea:
> 
>     I'm wondering if it would be a good idea to assign the upkeep of
> certain sections of the pages to members of the community. Basically,
> you would ask to maintain a section, I'd say yea or nay (with about a
> 99.99% probability of a Yea), then whenever you wanted to update the
> section you'd send it to me and I'd put it on-line. It's getting to the
> point where I'm no longer able to decently cover every aspect of Linux
> audio software development by myself, and I need to find a way to more
> efficiently update the pages. So if you're interested in maintaining a
> section (or more) of the Linux soundapps pages, please write to me
> off-list and I'll go into more detail. Btw, you'll get credit in the
> section header.
> 
>   Does this sound at all feasible ?
> 
> Best,
> 
> dp
> 
> 

Dave,
   I think that if this would help you then it's a good idea. There
are probably 5-10 folks out here, myself included, that would be
willing and happy to help out.

   As a Wiki user of less than 24 hours (ruccus.org - I was looking
for someplace to post a few Linux made tunes as I don't have a server)
I'm impressed by how much can get done on a Wiki. I would be a bit
concerned about turning your site into a completely open Wiki system
where anyone could put anything there as you have kept up a high
quality level and I wouldn't want to see that deteriorate over time,
but Wiki technology might be cool for those of us that don't do HTML.
(Not that I couldn't learn.)

   If there's a way I can help out a bit let me know.

- Mark


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