[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] Release Strategy

2003-08-04 Thread Zephyr Teachout
This is great. I really don't think a big release is the way to go -- in fact, I think it would backfire. For this to work, I think I'll start offering particular services, like a want to set up your own Dean website? there are volunteers who can help. And then build off that, slowly and

[hackers] Speech on Social Software

2003-08-04 Thread Goldberg, Joseph
Hi Everyone, Here's an interesting speech on Social Software, given by Clay Shirky at the O'Reilly conference a few months ago that I think is very relevant to what we're working on: http://www.shirky.com/writings/group_enemy.html It's pretty long, so if you don't have time to read it, here

[hackers] People page (please check)

2003-08-04 Thread Ka-Ping Yee
I'm no longer clear on what people are doing because i couldn't find the People page on deanspace.org. So i brought over the People page just now and added it to the book. Could i ask you all to have a look at it check to see that it accurately reflects your current status?

Re: [hackers] Release Strategy

2003-08-04 Thread Britt Blaser
On Monday, August 4, 2003, at 02:06 PM, Joshua Koenig wrote: I think it helps us internally if we have a launch moment though. It focuses effort. If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done.

[hackers] Question on editing

2003-08-04 Thread lynn
Hi folks-- I'm finding several spots where a judicious bit of editing might be useful in, for instance, the About DeanSpace pages. Typos and such. Is it okay if I make corrections (nothing sweeping)? I don't want to step on toes, but I've been editing copy for 20+ years and it's a hard habit to

RE: [hackers] Question on editing

2003-08-04 Thread zrosen
Please please please do. typos are no good... -Zack = Original Message From [EMAIL PROTECTED] = Hi folks-- I'm finding several spots where a judicious bit of editing might be useful in, for instance, the About DeanSpace pages. Typos and such. Is it okay if I make corrections

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] People page (please check)

2003-08-04 Thread Neil Drumm
This page is a good example of need for using better wiki formating: don't use tabs, you can't usually type them and they are unnecessary: * Level 1 ** Level 2 translates to: * Level 1 * Level 2 I didn't go through and change all of that, maybe I would if I rigged up some sort of