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

Tobias Ulbricht up5a at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Wed Dec 8 11:36:11 EST 2004

On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 07:29:19AM -0800, Mark Knecht wrote:
> 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

Aren't there managed/moderated wikis that allow you exactly what you want? (saying Nay/yea)

I'd be happy to help as well, where I'm able.

and I say wiki.votes++, (not trying to convince you...:)

cheers, tobias.


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