[ZWeb] zopenews

jeffrey jeffrey@cuemedia.com
Fri, 29 Nov 2002 18:08:44 GMT

george donnelly writes:

> hi maik
> a month might be a more reasonable target but I am shooting for every 2
> weeks for several reasons:
> 1. things that happen less often than every 1 or 2 weeks seem to fall off
> people's radar screens. 1 month is a long time on the net.
> 2. If we shoot for 2 weeks then it will definitely happen at the latest
> every month. If we shoot for every month, maybe it will happen every 2 or 3
> months.
> 3. Long news'es like the last one are just too long. Many of us zope
> enthusiasts will read most of it, but those who are not hard core will not
> read it all. Communication, especially on the internet, needs to be
> bite-sized - and it needs to come often.
> 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 <http://www.zope.org/ZopeNews>.  And it's been quite active over the
past week or so.