[kde-promo] Meeting: Website redesign meets Promo

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 08:05:21 UTC 2010

On Monday 11 January 2010 00:35:08 Ingo Malchow wrote:
> Am Sonntag, 10. Januar 2010 17:26:22 schrieb Jos Poortvliet:
> > On Sunday 10 January 2010 17:01:14 Frederik Gladhorn wrote:
> >
> > You have no idea how happy this email makes me. I was just about to write
> > a flaming email about how we won't have a new kde.org if we can't finish
> > the design in a week or so and start writing text.
> Hey Jos. Sorry for being so silent. Initially i wanted to push a first
>  version online for the 1st, but then i got ill and was just... well,
>  stuck. But now i am back and there is not much left. Anyway...
> > I was even about to deadline the whole thing to sunday next week - after
> > which, if there would be no first version of the site and no clear list
> > of text to be written, I'd initiate the backup plan. Which is rewrite the
> > CURRENT texts for the CURRENT website, and postphone the introduction of
> > the new one with 6 months.
> The new website will work exactly as the old one. You have some static php
> includes with the main text inside it. So anyway, whatever you want to
>  write, it is just a question of writing it. ;)
> That was the initial thought, don't change the workflow, just make it more
> pretty. Well, the "pretty" will come soon. But for you awesome promo
>  writers, nothing will change.

Cool. I was just wondering what the layout is, what text needs to be there - 
we, as in those supposed to write those, currently have no idea...

> > Seriously. Yes, a long shot from the "I love you all" email I send a
> > couple of weeks ago. Then again, I was drugged at that time, and I'm
> > sober now ;-)
> >
> > So I'm really glad this is still moving.
> >
> > Anyway. Considering the Doodle, I can't really plan anything as I'll be
> > at Camp KDE over the next two weeks (starting wednesday as travel day) so
> > I might or might not join. However the requirements afaik are clear:
> >
> > As I've said to a few of the web devs in private mail before, we need
> > some kind of list of texts to be (re)written, and a couple of weeks AT
> > LEAST to do it. As this comes at a time the feature guide still needs a
> > lot of work, I would really like to get moving - imho doing the irc
> > meeting on friday or saturday would be preferred so we can start asap.
> >
> > Again, I'm really happy to see there is progress... AND I would really
> > like to know HOW MUCH that progress is. We need to assess asap if we'll
> > be able to meet the deadline (which is soooon!).
> Don't worry. I think i will get the time to go over the sides and have a
>  look what really needs a rewrite. It's not that we need to edit each and
>  every page. But i guess i can compile a list.

Good! That's really good news ;-)

> > Cheers and love,
> >
> > Jos
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