[hackers] Names and Domains

2003-07-19 Thread Joshua Koenig
Hey all, My hometown Meetup group in Eugene (lane county) somehow got the following domain for their activities: http://dean2004.lane.or.us/ I'll inquire. If there's free country namespace nationwide, this could be a good option for our network users. cheers -josh

Re: [hackers] Names and Domains

2003-07-20 Thread Joshua Koenig
Before anyone goes and buys things there are probably FEC rules. I think I saw something come over the list saying there was a $250 personal max, but don't quote me on that. You can quote me on that. We need to be very careful about who spends how much or who donates what with what value. All

Re: [hackers] Installation problem may be solved

2003-07-21 Thread Joshua Koenig
My drupal files were hung up in public ftp and were not moved automatically into public html. I think I'm all set now...but I'm sure others will end up having this same problem and the installation directions should be more simple and easy to follow. Okay, now that I appear to have drupal

Re: [hackers] node hosting

2003-07-22 Thread Joshua Koenig
Sounds good to me, Howard. Though you don't need anyone's blessing. ;) Also, in response to Jim's question, the problem isn't with individual people who want to set up their own h4d-modified Drupal. Our original plan included having a powerful turnkey hosting service which dean groups who

Re: [hackers] Re: Legal Issues and dodo birds

2003-07-23 Thread Joshua Koenig
I was under the (perhaps mis)apprehension that all this had been hashed out with the hackers, but it sounds like it may not have been. Of course it's a tough choice. You guys have two choices, really: (1) work w/the campaign (2) work outside the campaign Hmmm... I was going to respond to some of

Re: [hackers] Code, Code, Code.

2003-07-23 Thread Joshua Koenig
Britt said it much more succinctly than I did. I agree with this 100%. cheers -josh Gentlepeople, 1] We are developing a toolkit using open source tools. Free. As in speech AND beer. 2] The toolkit will include the simplest, most portable installation process we can provide. 3] Nodes built

Re: [hackers] Themes released on SourceForge

2003-07-24 Thread Joshua Koenig
I put bluesky, simpledean, and Dean01 in a single tarball and released them on http://sf.net/projects/dean/. I will install them on http://dean.sf.net/ as soon as that web server decides to cooperate (probably by later tonight) so you can try them out for yourself. Has anyone contacted the

Re: [hackers] Endorse and weekend

2003-07-25 Thread Joshua Koenig
if we use Illinois for Dean's Dean-o-gram initative (which isn't finished yet), it is still going to need to be incorporated into Drupal. Someone (Lynn seemed to volunteer) should start work or be thinking about this IMHO I am volunteering for it but I'm not sure what needs to be in the module.

[hackers] Re: [developers] MetaDean NodeTracking Design Doc

2003-07-26 Thread Joshua Koenig
with right now? -Zack -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Joshua Koenig Sent: Friday, July 25, 2003 3:18 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Zephyr Teachout Subject: [developers] MetaDean NodeTracking Design Doc A first stab at a design doc for node-tracking

[hackers] Draft Deanster Design Doc

2003-07-26 Thread Joshua Koenig
Here's a draft of my design doc for Deanster (a.k.a. the talend database, the visible volunteers, the front room). Please excuse the parts that aren't quite filled in yet and feel free to correct me where I'm wrong: http://www.hack4dean.org/phpwiki/index.php?TalentDatabase peace -josh

[hackers] Fwd: User account details for joshk at Indiana for Dean

2003-07-26 Thread Joshua Koenig
Some very interesting perspectives from the webmaster at indianafordean. Worth a read. He's invited any of us that want to discuss further to join him in IRC. irc.openirc.net #deanchat cheers -josh From: IFD Webmaster [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sat Jul 26, 2003 3:42:56 PM US/Pacific To: Joshua

[hackers] Fwd: Postermaker

2003-07-27 Thread Joshua Koenig
This is fucking cool. I'll contact Stephen to see about putting something like this up elsewhere. -j Begin forwarded message: From: Stephen Bourne [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sun Jul 27, 2003 8:00:53 PM US/Pacific To: Scott Powell [EMAIL PROTECTED], Joshua Koenig [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL

Re: [hackers] Draft Deanster Design Doc

2003-07-28 Thread Joshua Koenig
The one thing that I would change in Josh's model is just that we are not thinking of this as a place for public expression (why I support Dean) not because we don't want that expression, but because (1) there are other venues for it, and (2) it drastically (or almost completely) eviscerates the

Re: [hackers] Privacy control for profiles

2003-07-28 Thread Joshua Koenig
I agree. Giving members privacy control over their profile information encourages them to share more information and add more value to the database. (It's also respectful and polite.) Preaching to the Choir here. ;) I've been working on an enhanced profile module -- please use it or build off

[hackers] More on Deanster Participant Content

2003-07-28 Thread Joshua Koenig
After Zephyr's previous posting about content for Deanster, I just wanted to give y'all a little more of my vision for the whole Deanster user expression piece. You're indubitably the boss on this one, so the call is yours, but I wanted to give you the whole nine yards. The notion for this

Re: [hackers] Privacy control for profiles

2003-07-28 Thread Joshua Koenig
Deanster could also act as a (Jabber/Drupal) single-sign-on point for any Drupal Dean Nodes a Deanster also frequents. We talked about this with Zephyr, and the deal is - if DFA run Deanster then it cannot handle Authentication for the Nodes or they would have to be vetted by DFA (ie official) so

Re: [hackers] Privacy control for profiles

2003-07-28 Thread Joshua Koenig
We talked about this with Zephyr, and the deal is - if DFA run Deanster then it cannot handle Authentication for the Nodes or they would have to be vetted by DFA (ie official) so I don't think this is possible. What about the opposite direction? Can unofficial nodes act as single-signons for

Re: [hackers] RE: More on Deanster Participant Content

2003-07-28 Thread Joshua Koenig
One other point about Deanster: you might get some flak from Friendster if you combine that concept with that name. The Friendster guys aren't necessarily Dean supporters. Zephyr, you might discuss with legal whether there's any exposure - obviously it's a great name but a legal hassle would

Re: [hackers] Deanster run at DFA

2003-07-28 Thread Joshua Koenig
Just catching the tail end of this, but we're fully planning to run deanster, I've got the server space planned, and I'm looking to hire for someone to administer. So all we're doing is making sure its designed in a way we can manage. There's a lot of projects we're going to build on this, and

Re: [hackers] Draft Deanster Design Doc

2003-07-28 Thread Joshua Koenig
I built this in after talking with Britt about the idea for future Howard Dean sites to include rotating volunteer statements as part of the design. That's funny, Zack and I were talking about something similar on AIM as part of the endorse module (but we kind of agreed to put it into

Re: [hackers] RE: More on Deanster Participant Content

2003-07-28 Thread Joshua Koenig
Sure, I think it might work. But there is a more basic role for Deanster, and the reason for its urgency (w/the idea of experimenting w/this functionality on top of it). People can't find eachother. Dean supporters in the same area can't find eachother. Dean supporters w/the same interests can't

Re: [hackers] Draft Deanster Design Doc

2003-07-29 Thread Joshua Koenig
on the role of blogs, content, moderation and community building within DeanSpace. Comments? Aldon -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Zephyr Teachout Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2003 1:53 PM To: 'Joshua Koenig'; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [hackers

Re: [hackers] Draft Deanster Design Doc and other stuff

2003-07-30 Thread Joshua Koenig
Here's where I begin and end on this. It is in fact the nature of the beast and one can choose, as a player to work for change within it (and risk being consumed by it), or work outside for it (and risk being used, then ultimately sidelined by it) or choose to sit it out and navel gaze to the

Re: [hackers] Draft Deanster Design Doc

2003-07-30 Thread Joshua Koenig
Independent of the terminology, I believe it is crucial for any sort of online community building tool to facilitate interaction between the users above and beyond merely listing information. I am concerned from what I am hearing, that such functionality seems to be missing from 'Deanster' and I

Re: [hackers] Abandoning current theme project

2003-07-30 Thread Joshua Koenig
I'm abandoning the grassroots theme because it's the butt-ugliest thing I've designed since 1995, and that's saying something. (Don't believe it? See http://www.siprelle.com/sandbox .) I've got one other theme idea I'm going to give a run at (black and white). Somebody point me at something.

Re: [hackers] Status: Media, VV, Action (addendum to last meeting)

2003-08-01 Thread Joshua Koenig
Pardon me if I'm a little late to this discussion. 2. There is significant debate over whether the database for the media repository should reside in a central location, or be distributed among DeanSpace sites. I have posted my arguments for a centralized database in/on [*] the

Re: [hackers] Re: Dean, Democracy, and more (fwd)

2003-08-01 Thread Joshua Koenig
Yes. I think CC (which flavor, I'm unsure) by default. Opt out as needed. -j Hey guys - let's figure out what we want to do about CC liscensing soon - Lessig has offered his staff to help us work through the issues. I think the latest agreement i heard was an opt out forced CC liscence in

Re: [hackers] Notes From Meeting

2003-08-02 Thread Joshua Koenig
Excellent point Lynn. I think the stock drupal modules we're including are: - forum - blog - profile (which will be modded) - book - poll We may want to include more and/or have some of the above installed but turned off by default in our kit. This will allow administrators to add

Re: [hackers] Edge-to-Edge Principle / Reed's Law

2003-08-02 Thread Joshua Koenig
So either the media-network intelligence goes in the nodes of the network, or it goes straight to the center of the Dean Media Team mother-ship. A few times now you've talked about having to get permission from DMT or being controlled by DMT, and now the DMT mother-ship. It's clear that you

Re: [hackers] IRC meeting tommorow afternoon

2003-08-03 Thread Joshua Koenig
Hello? Are we meeting? Am I in the wrong place (tolkein.freenode.net/#hack4dean)? is it my breath? wha? So it seems like this week's sunday meeting was a wash. Shall we try to re-convine later tonight? If not, I think we should meet prior to Wednesday in any case, as it's meetup day and we also

[hackers] Release Strategy

2003-08-04 Thread Joshua Koenig
This is going to be a big week for Dean. In our own corner of the universe, we've gone live with our new website, deanspace.org. This is good stuff. Now we need to think strategy. Basically, as soon as we start pushing this, we're going to get a lot of interest from techies and regular

Re: [hackers] Question on editing

2003-08-04 Thread Joshua Koenig
Please please please do. typos are no good... I second that. Anyone can edit my text for typos and obvious language bugs. If you want t cut a paragraph, ask first, but otherwise I say go for it. peace -josh

Re: [hackers] IRC Rescheduling.

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Koenig
Thurs is better for me too ;) Ok... can we set the meeting to be on Thursday? 8:30pm EST? Any objections? -j