Sigh. I think I stressed Zope.org to its breaking point by creating a Wiki page. It's down.
- C On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 14:13, Chris McDonough wrote: > I've set up a development BackTalk sandbox for the 2.7 edition of the > Zope book at http://zope.org/Documentation/Books/ZopeBook/2_7Edition. > Currently it's just an exact copy of the 2.6 Edition book (comments and > all). I think the plan should be for people to: > > 1. take ownership of a chapter or two > 2. address all the comments in the chapter and get rid of comments > in places you've addressed. > 3. update any material that is wrong wrt to differences between > 2.6 and 2.7. > > The "prize" for taking ownership and updating two complete chapters is > your name as a coauthor on the front page (as before ;-). > > Another thing to do is to incorporate some of John Whitener's changes > "the lost chapter" referenced all over the place within book comments. > I wonder if he's still around. > > At some point in the future, we can "backport" some of the changes to > the 2.6 book if someone wants to take on that responsibility. > > It's advisable to use external editor to make the changes or to maybe > use FTP to get "sandboxed" local copies of the book and make changes > reuploading them as necessary. I've lost track of whether FTP access is > possible or not on Zope.org at this point, however. Does anyone know? > I've tried a few ports but nothing. > > Also, Zope.org is so slow for each request when you're logged in that we > may need to move development to another system. As a data point, I've > been waiting > 4 minutes for Z.org to save a Wiki page... still > waiting. Hilarious. Admittedly, it takes a unique brand of apathy to > ignore this, but I've got an excuse. I'm waiting for the Zope.org > steering committee to solve it! Chuckle. In the meantime, "what > slowness.. I don't know what you're talking about.." > > I have given Manager role in the entirety of the 2.7 edition book to > both Peter and Paul. Anyone else who wants to contribute, please let me > know which chapter(s) you'd like to sign up to revise and I will provide > you access as necessary. I've set up a project wiki for the project at > http://zope.org/Members/mcdonc/ZB_project where people can get a sense > of which chapters are still available. It may not be available yet... > still waiting for it to save. > > I will take ownership of the Installation chapter for now (I will > probably take ownership of some other chapters, but I'll start small...) > > - C > > > > _______________________________________________ > Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] > http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev > ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** > (Related lists - > http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce > http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ) _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )