Ready to delete quality.kde.org, admin help needed
imalchow at kde.org
Sun Aug 15 21:15:48 UTC 2010
as you probably noticed, the page is now gone and redirects to
2010/8/15 Will Entriken <kde.org at phor.net>:
> Hello all,
> I have taken all efforts to move relevant quality.kde.org content to
> more active places and am requesting consensus and assistance to
> remove the site. This message shows how the content will be preserved,
> recommendations on how to proceed and what administrative help I need.
> I have moved Quality content regarding programming and promotion to
> http://www.kde.org/community/getinvolved/ which I have been
> maintaining for 3 years. Today I have confirmed that all content on
> Quality is available from other sources, some of which I
> created/updated today (indicated by *, and will be live when the
> webserver catches up to SVN):
> * http://www.kde.org/community/getinvolved/documentation/
> * http://www.kde.org/community/getinvolved/testing/
> * http://techbase.kde.org/Policies/The_Power_Of_The_Doer
> The http://techbase.kde.org/Policies/The_Power_Of_The_Doer page above
> has no inbound links. If there is interest in bringing this content
> (originally by cwoelz, according to SVN) to official status, that is a
> separate process.
> Attached is a candidate to replace the front page of Quality and
> remove all other pages. Even better would be to 301 the whole site to
> http://www.kde.org or http://www.kde.org/community/getinvolved/. Is
> there any objection to doing either of these? If not, is there someone
> who can help me implement the 301?
> Thank you,
> Will Entriken
> P.S. If you believe it would make sense to put some of this into
> community.kde.org, please give me some specifics hints on what to do.
> On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 4:04 AM, Adriaan de Groot <groot at kde.org> wrote:
>> On Monday, June 28, 2010 11:26:00 pm Will Entriken wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jan 7, 2007 at 2:32 PM, Adriaan de Groot <groot at kde.org> wrote:
>>> > On Sunday 07 January 2007 19:02, Will Entriken wrote:
>>> >> I am trying to contact the Webmaster of quality.kde.org (via the link
>>> >> on the bottom of every quality page), but email to
>>> >> carloswoelz at imap-mail.com is bouncing. Is this the case for anyone
>>> >> else? Is there another email address to put up there?
>>> > As far as I know Carlos has vanished from the face of the earth. It's
>>> > unfortunate, he was very passionate about KDE quality, but ran into some
>>> > personal time issues that dragged him away from KDE.
>> This is true.
>> You might put kde-quality (the list) as the contact person on those web pages,
>> but basically the whole idea of kde-quality as a forum for new contributors to
>> make a small mark and to do the last-mile polishing that KDE needs .. that
>> idea failed. It's been partly taken over by distro's and the KDE forum, which
>> works well now (it didn't when KDE-quality was set up).
>> For the past three years, I think, kde-quality (the list) has been used more
>> for the tools KDE uses for quality control (e.g. the EBN) and sporadic bug
>> reports than anything else.
>> I'd be ok to kill both the list and the site, since they're historical
>>> >> Anyway, my business is that I am maintaining
>>> >> http://kde.org/getinvolved/. I am trying to consolidate information
>>> >> into this page from all over KDE and I would like to work with whoever
>>> >> maintains http://quality.kde.org/develop/howto/howtohack.php in an
>>> >> effort to avoid duplication and increase quality and timeliness of
>>> >> information.
>>> > SVN log for any information. I'd really like to kill the quality.k.o site
>>> > and list myself.
>>> > --
>>> > KDE Quality Team http://www.englishbreakfastnetwork.org/
>>> > GPG: FEA2 A3FE http://people.fruitsalad.org/adridg/
>>> The quality site has been unchanged in 2 years:
>>> Can we safely remove this now?
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