[dot] Quick notes from editors meeting

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Sat Aug 7 12:08:09 UTC 2010

On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 8:12 PM, Jos Poortvliet <jospoortvliet at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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!

Currently the "More News" link directs one to "dot.kde.org". Is there
anything in particular you had in mind?

>> 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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