[ZWeb] FYI: New spotlight ready for review

Paul Everitt paul@eurozope.org
Tue, 12 Nov 2002 06:40:23 +0100

For the most part we already have this with the zope-announce archives. 
  Most of the interesting stuff in Zopeland has a message posted to 

What's needed is the editorial element.  I don't think people want a 
Zope News that is only a re-listing of announcements, although that's 
probably *part* of what they'd like.


On mardi, nov 12, 2002, at 02:59 Europe/Paris, alan runyan wrote:

>> how can we help here?  so that we have zope news at a frequency we 
>> can be
>> proud of?
> I think the only way is to create some mechanism to collect news items.
> billa has mentioned this before.  But there needs to be some mechanism
> for people to submit news items (very easily) and for someone to
> organize them.  I would assume we could wire up all "published" news 
> items
> at plone.org have the contents mailed to some list and I'm sure we 
> could
> do something like this for most sites.  Once they have some News 
> published
> it sends a email to a list.
> This is the simplest thing I can think of.  Then the news person only 
> has one
> place
> to look at to organize the contents for the next newsletter.  As I 
> only have
> access to the innards of plone.org we can do this.  Also each product
> that is approved for the downloads page could email to the mailing 
> list.
> What does everyone think of this approach?  I'm sure we can either 
> setup a new
> mailing list at zope.org (or high jack a dead one -- like zope-skins 
> mailing
> list).
> It takes a shitload of effort to keep something moving.  but if we get 
> enough
> people to inject mailouts into key points of the zope community we may 
> have
> a fighting chance.
> ~runyaga
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