On Mon, 2004-03-08 at 05:16, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> Dave Neary <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Void lon iXaarii wrote:
> > > PS: gimp seems to me like dead software for the simple reason that
> > > the gimp.org seems to be very un-updated:
> > 
> > I agree there are problems with the website. Something should happen
> > soon, but unfortunately I have no idea what that will be. Currently,
> > no-one is working on the website to my knowledge (either www or
> > mmmaybe).
> That's not the full truth actually. Me and Raphael are sometimes
> giving www.gimp.org some smaller updates (mainly keeping the News
> uptodate and fixing broken links). I would also accept larger updates
> and put them online if someone really wants to put any work into the
> current site. Please let me know beforehand so I can explain how the
> site is generated.
> Then, we started to have a developer web-site at
> http://developer.gimp.org/.  So far that's mainly Brix and me who have
> been working on this. The website is in CVS (module gimp-web-devel)
> and everyone is encouraged to help out. The website uses DocBook/XML
> but that shouldn't shy you away. It's actually very straight-forward
> to add new content to it. If you want to get involved, have a look at
> the README that you will receive when you checkout the gimp-web-devel
> module.
> Some people started to work on a rewritten gimp.org web-site quite a
> while ago. The result of this work is online at
> http://mmmaybe.gimp.org/ but for reasons that are too complex to
> explain here it did not replace www.gimp.org yet. The original
> creators of the new web-site left the project and now it sits there in
> the gimp-web CVS module, merely unmaintained and waiting for what
> comes next. There's an offer to have it replace www.gimp.org next
> weekend but this offer is bound to someone updating mmmaybe.gimp.org
> for the 2.0 release (which is supposed to happen at about that time).
> I don't understand why people are ignoring this offer but it looks as
> if noone is interested in the gimp.org web presence. This is a shame
> since the new site is in my opinion already a lot better than the
> current www.gimp.org. So perhaps someone on this list wants to help to
> get mmmaybe.gimp.org ready for the 2.0 release?
> Sven
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I agree with you that the mmmaybe.gimp.org site looks much better than
the original. But also this one looks outdated. It probably will be
difficult to find anybody using DocBook/xml 

Best Regards
Thomas J Spuhler

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