On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 18:49, Andreas Jung <li...@zopyx.com> wrote:
> because of the failure of the new.zope.org project I would like to put
> the hat on for reorganizing the Zope 2 presentation on zope.org. The
> goal is having up some pages with the downloads, basic pointers and
> links with the final release of Zope 2.12 later this year.

This is, as others have pointed out, great stuff!

> There are basically two options: create a dedicated microsite (similar
> to grok.zope.org) or follow the Zope 3 approach on wiki.zope.org. Unless
> someone provides enough resources in helping, I would like to go with
> the wiki approach since it is much easier to handle. Volunteers that
> have the same interest in Zope 2 and getting this thing done are invited
> to join the effort. Based on the new.zope.org experienced I am
> interested in effective work and not so much in interested in
> discussions about briefs, mission statements and other less important
> stuff :-)

I absolutely agree.

About wiki/vs microsite, I also would hope for a microsite. Wikis are
good for community generated docs/howtos and stuff, which we already
have for Zope2. And a pretty good one at that:
http://wiki.zope.org/zope2/Zope2Wiki

Also, there is alos now the Zope2Book and Zope Developers guide on
docs.zope.org, looking good there.

But we do need a Zope2 overview site, that explains what it is and how
to get started, and has links to all of the above places. I assume
that's what you intend to create?

A similar site should be created for Zope 3, and then we should trash
the current Zope org for a new frontpage that basically only points to
the different microsites.

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