[Kst] Kst web page ?

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Wed Mar 30 17:38:03 CEST 2005

On Wednesday 30 March 2005 02:03, Brisset, Nicolas wrote:
> > Does kst really need a webpage as 'fancy' as that?  I would
> > think that something more along the lines of the kmail homepage
> > (http://kmail.kde.org/) would be more than adequate.  I just
> > feel that a php-MySQL backend is overkill for something like this.
> > I'd be willing to 'code' up a kst page similar in style to
> > the kmail one, if people think that'd be good.
> I am not saying that we need such a fancy webpage, it's more that I
> believe it is important to attract new users and new developers as well,
> and that a more up to date webpage would help give a better impression
> of the maturity kst has reached. The advantage with a CMS is that many
> people can easily post news on the webpage without web development/HTML
> knowledge, which usually means more fresh information. Setting up such a
> tool should not take significantly longer than hand-coding a minimal
> page, but I am not saying it is necessary. As long as kst looks good and
> attracts people, I think it is OK.
> FYI, I have checked the services offered to porjects hosted by sf.net
> and they offer a MySQL database + Apache server with PHP. I believe it
> would be possible to install a CMS there. I might give it a try for
> gaiw, just to see how it works and how long it would take. I will keep
> you informed...

  I think it would be better to give the KDE servers a try first.  We do have 
MySQL+PHP already and for the basic things we need, this should be enough I 

George Staikos
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