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Re: Re-architecting the Community pages

From: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 16:32:19 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHZLcPpFe+xLZkXvqttDXL_vsmfUwa=PB6_DXf3u6aes=H7idw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com>
Cc: Julee <julee@adobe.com>, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Thanks Julee and DougM,

I think you can have Discussion and Community in the nav bar. If I assume
correctly, a Discussion page is a list of resources: IRC, e-mail list, chat
(if we implement it), Q&A (ditto). Community still covers events, meetings,
task forces, etc.

I do think Community Events is too narrow, as there is much more to the
community pages than events.


On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 2:43 PM, Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com> wrote:

> Nice work on the reorg, Scott.
> I just added a working IRC link and a webchat link to the friday call
> page, and a note recommending that people follow both.
> I'd like to see some links closer to the top of the hierarchy that point
> to the community calls, assuming we're interested in expanding
> participation.  If you haven't joined the mailing list, they're very hard
> to find.
> DougM
> On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 2:34 PM, Julee <julee@adobe.com> wrote:
>> Hi, Scott:
>> For task forces, we should figure out what we track on
>> project.webplatform.org vs. what we track on webplatform.org.
>> For adding "Community" to the top-level nav, please see
>> http://project.webplatform.org/content/issues/14.
>> The proposed categories we settled on are:
>>    - Docs
>>    - Editing (since we really don't have links to "editors" there)
>>    - Discussion
>>    - Blog
>>    - Community Events (so as not to confuse with API events)
>> This issue has been settle for a while, it just hasn't been
>> implemented. If we change Community Events to Community, will it loose it's
>> distinction from Discussion? Among others, Chris Mills (who was the owner
>> in bugzilla) and Eliot have provided input into this. So we might want to
>> pass any changes by them.
>> Regards.
>> Julee
>> ----------------------------
>> julee@adobe.com
>> @adobejulee
>> From: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>
>> Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013 12:19 PM
>> To: julee <julee@adobe.com>, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
>> Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
>> Subject: Re-architecting the Community pages
>> Hi all,
>> I'm working on re-architecting the Community pages to provide better
>> navigation through our Meetings, Task Forces, etc.
>> First, I've added a Meetings page.
>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Community/Meetings
>> Under that I've added pages for all of the task force meetings.
>> Second, I've added a Task Forces page.
>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Community/Task_Force
>> and under that all of the pages for the different task forces.
>> The idea is to separate the meetings from the task force pages so that we
>> can use the meetings pages to track meeting agenda and notes, while using
>> the task force pages for the overall scope of the project.
>> I was getting quite annoyed at having to remember where all of these
>> pages were, and it seems they belong in the community pages.
>> I also moved the Template Corps page under here. If you find any other
>> community-related pages, please move them into this tree.
>> These navigation problems are starting to become painful.
>> Do you think we should create a link to the Community pages in the
>> navigation bar of our site chrome?
>> +Scott
Received on Thursday, 14 March 2013 23:32:48 UTC

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