MT module is something we have been talking about doing for quite some
time.  By all means Dave - run with it, it will get a lot of use I am
sure.

-Zack

On Thu, 31 Jul 2003, Zephyr Teachout wrote:

> Dave et al --
>
> As I said last night in the chat, I think the modules will be the most
> heavily used part of this -- already tech-savvy groups will want to hook
> into aspects, but not all, of this service. In fact, I think introducing
> the service as module or site will vastly increase the likelihood of it
> catching on and connecting communities.
>
> Thanks so much
>
> Z
>
> Zephyr Teachout
> Internet Organizing & Outreach
> Dean for America
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> On Behalf Of Dave Pentecost
> Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2003 10:37 AM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: [hackers] Easing potential conflict between 'homegrown'
> sites and DeanSpace
>
> Hello all
>
> I've been onboard since early on, basically lurking and following the
> email exchanges. But I'm glad that Josh S. has brought back the idea of
> non-Drupal modules. I suggested a while back that there be an MT module
> for bloggers, to put into a sidebar. I think that if we reach out to
> some
> of the more political webloggers using MT we could get help creating and
> distributing it.
>
> While you folks are busy with Drupal, I'll start looking into this
> angle.
> If anybody has additional ideas on separate modules, let me know.
>
> Dave Pentecost
>
>
>  I expect no one to
> > be excited about abandoning their current sites... I
> > expect few to be enthusiastic _beyond the initial
> > excitement_ about maintaining an additional site that
> > does not contribute to their current, "homegrown"
> > sites.  So could we develop stand-alone (non-drupal)
> > modules (in php, asp, jsp, others?  or perhaps just
> > one, in client-side javascript?) that groups can put
> > on their current sites, that will display (not alter,
> > just display) the RSS feeds, thereby allowing a
> > measure of integration between "homegrown" sites and
> > DeanSpace nodes?  Autonomy being the foundation of a
> > grassroots movement, we don't want people to feel like
> > DeanSpace is hijacking or upstaging their own work.
> >
> > Better yet, do such stand-alone modules already exist,
> > GPL'd, and do they need to be expanded for our needs?
> > Will we provide these as part of (or alongside) our
> > kit?
> >
> > Peace,
> > Josh Swartzbaugh
> > [Madoc]
> >
> >
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