[dot] Quick notes from editors meeting

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Sat Aug 7 08:12:26 UTC 2010

On Friday 09 July 2010 15:46:24 Troy Unrau wrote:
> Hi folks, a few quick notes from the editors meeting follow, along with a 
> few TODO items:
> First, we have consensus to quietly re-enable anonymous commenting 
> for a one month period. If it is an epic fail, we will simply turn them off 
> again and re-evaluate sometime in the future. This means that we will 
> need to be a little more vigilant on screening comments and so forth in 
> the next while.

So there has been work on this, but I have no idea what the current status is... ?
> TODO: check back with Kyle and Richard to see if everything ready to go 
> live, wrt anonymous commenting. We may need to turn re-captcha on or 
> similar as per their recommendations...
> Second: Stuart has fixed the topic-field from the submit story form to 
> include the story title in the emails to dot-editors@ -- this should help us 
> keep track of submissions better in our various mailboxen. Thanks Stu!
> TODO: It appears that several of our modules have security updates 
> available. We need to file a bug with sysadmin to get these updated.
> TODO: resurrect the events calendar for the dot - right now the events 
> list is on google docs and mostly empty - would using a drupal events 
> module allow authenticated+moderated users to submit random KDE 
> events?
> TODO: install drupal module that shows images from flickr feed.

Cool idea, but did anybody mention they were willing to do this?

> TODO: update www.kde.org to show that the news feed is in fact coming 
> from the dot...

Same here. It's a minor thing, kde-www might know more!

> TODO: make a sidebox that shows banners (in a different form factor) 
> matching www's banners.
> Other than that, we didn't discuss queues and so forth - just operational 
> stuff. We have lots of things coming down the pipe... 
> Cheers!
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