Mon, 02 Dec 2002 11:08:32 -0500
excellent ideas. I hope you'll participate.
Right now we're waiting on someone at ZC to respond to my request to set up
a mailing list for this project.
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> From: Dean Goodmanson <email@example.com>
> Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2002 20:44:59 -0800 (PST)
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [ZWeb] zopenews
>> 4. I would actually like to have zope news happen
> daily, in a weblog-ish
>> format that is friendly to multiple contributors who
> can self-service
>> contribute as little as one news item and as many as
> they want/can. (this
>>> would also be a nice display of how zope can be
>>> used to make, admin and serve a multi-user,
>>> teamwork, groupware, blog app.)
>> ZopeZen <http://www.zopezen.org/> is a good example
>> of this. As it stands
>> now, the Zope News page is actually a pretty good
>> example of what you're asking
>> And it's been quite active over the past week or so.
> I like this idea, but want to point out a couple of
> missing features from ZopeZen (and Squishdot) that may
> help here:
> a. Priority posts. Hot-Topics, "Must Read", etc,
> which should probably linger on the first page, or
> have their own section. This need varies with
> traffic. Currently at zope.org it looks like these
> are covered by their own placement above/below the
> Zope News box.
> b. Do you want comments to be implemented? If so,
> thread watching helper links would be greatly
> appreciated. I personally like comments, but realize
> that posts off the first page are out of mind, and
> monitoring threads by comment count gets tedious.
> (Adding count info to the RSS/RDF feed is a
> start...but I better stop there ;-) .)
> Looking forward to your improvements.
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