Areas of Interest Page

Allen Winter winter at
Thu Jun 12 21:45:10 BST 2008

On Thursday 12 June 2008 14:51:10 David Faure wrote:
> On Thursday 12 June 2008, Allen Winter wrote:
> > Howdy,
> >
> > I started a new "Areas of Interest Page" on TechBase [1]
> >
> > The idea is to help direct new contributors to appropriate
> > sub-communities within our huge meta-project.
> >
> > I thought about arranging it by large topics ("Code Development",
> > "Artwork", "Documentation"....) and within those topics, have a matrix of
> > the form: if you are interested in the following area => join mailing
> > list X, talk to fred at, see this webpage, etc.
> Sounds good, but I would suggest double-checking the existing page to
> either replace them or grab text from them :)
> OK for development they don't have the per-subproject matrix you suggest,
> but for the rest they do cover quite a lot of sub-communities I think :)
> I would suggest covering only coding on techbase and pointing to the URLs
> above for the other activities, no need to reinvent the wheel every year
> IMHO, and duplicate outdated information on multiple websites.

My idea is a very high level view of the entire KDE "organism"
with links to everything else.  But we are just starting out so
there will be some growing pains.

KDE is not just about C++ code, as you know.  Ok, admittedly
part of my motivation is to lure folks with other skill sets to help,
like marketeers, advertisers, artists, musicians, researchers,
web page designers, ...

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