News. was[Re: forums]
steve at opensourcedirectory.com
Fri Sep 28 06:24:58 UTC 2001
> Another thought:
> Many high-traffic lists (of which I'm not sure l-d really qualifies)
> have a "news" summary that's posted periodically, usually weekly. This
> usually covers highlights of recent discussion. Examples include
> kernel-traffic and Debian Weekly News. This might be another solution
> to the current problem.
I was just thinking about this... kinda. The highlights part anyway.....
After posting and playing with the PHP-Nuke forums test-site I did mention to
the board the thought of using this type of site in its original intent, a
Currenty I feel its a bit of a pity that Gems like this
(http://www.usatoday.com/money/tech/2001-09-27-msoft-software.htm) are lost
to the ether or tucked away in the old-news sections of /. (for which there
isn't an open-source 'topic' per se. And newsforge is just way to busy. In
a good way.
I'd like to use this php-nuke thingy to post this type of story in a k5 type
manner. http://open5ource.net I hope the k5 reference isn't lost on
This particular tool, I feel, is best suited to this type of thing. Its a
nice way to catalogue o.s.-ish news chronilogically. And though the webforum
isn't something that those who are technical users may prefer it is the
default way that newbies would be accustomed to.
I just talked myself into it. That's a damn good idea.
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