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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [NEWS] This weeks's CouchDB News are ready for feedback
Date Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:15:52 GMT

On 24 Jun 2014, at 16:39 , Lena Reinhard <lena@thehoodiefirm.com> wrote:

> d'oh. Updated.
> 
> so, as far as I got it, next steps would be:
> 1) data migration – Jan and Alexander, could you handle that?
> 2) granting access (= creating accounts, preferrably admin accounts, if no one is opposed;
accounts needed for:
> 	- Noah
> 	- Alexander (see step 1)
> 	- Lena
> 	- … ?
> 3) updating design (include new header + tagline)
> 4) notifying dev@ about the change
> 5) posting last week's weekly news ;) (can do that as soon as I got access)
> 6) post promotion
> 7) check if categories are correct; we should also keep in mind to tag at least new posts
correctly

8) Update the main website to link to the new blog.
9) eventually post on the old blog that we have a new blog :)


> 
> Anything else? :)
> 
> 
> On 24.06.2014, at 16:38, Lena Reinhard <lena@thehoodiefirm.com> wrote:
> 
>> so, as far as I got it, next steps would be:
>> 1) data migration – Jan and Alexander, could you handle that?
>> 2) granting access (= creating accounts, preferrably admin accounts, if no one is
opposed; accounts needed for:
>> 	- Noah
>> 	- Alexander (see step 1)
>> 	- Lena
>> 	- … ?
>> 3) notifying dev@ about the change
>> 4) posting last week's weekly news ;) (can do that as soon as I got access)
>> 5) post promotion
>> 
>> Anything else? :)
>> 
>> On 24.06.2014, at 15:45, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> +1 on supporting Lena's choice: WordPress.
>>> 
>>> As the other major blogger on this project, WP is also my preference.
>>> 
>>> On 24 June 2014 13:58, Andy Wenk <andywenk@apache.org> wrote:
>>>> I am perfectly fine with WP also. Bonus points for being able to use
>>>> Markdown.
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks for laying out your opinions. I think we can keep that short and
>>>> move on with using WP? I hope Dave is not too disappointed :) ...
>>>> 
>>>> Cheers
>>>> 
>>>> Andy
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 24 June 2014 12:24, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On 24 Jun 2014, at 12:20 , Lena Reinhard <lena@thehoodiefirm.com>
wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Dave, as you know I did some work with Hugo in the Swirl project.
My
>>>>> blog
>>>>>>> on the other hand is now created with jekyll. I have to admit,
that
>>>>> jekyll
>>>>>>> is way easier to use and is also based on git (
>>>>>>> https://github.com/andywenk/andywenk.github.io). So my conclusion
is
>>>>> that
>>>>>>> hugo is great for usage as a documentation tool and jekyll fits
better
>>>>> for
>>>>>>> a blog.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On the other hand, the software on blog.couchdb.org is already
a WP.
>>>>> So do
>>>>>>> we need to change that?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Although I heard Jekyll and Hugo are nice, I'd say:
>>>>>> - Community management hat: I'd love to choose a tool that keeps
entry
>>>>> barriers low, also for future committers. I know that many marketing
people
>>>>> are used to WP and I'd definitely love to get more non-coding committers
on
>>>>> board and reduce dependencies. It's bad for devs if marketing people
have
>>>>> to ask for help frequently, also regarding lack of focus, and can tend
to
>>>>> be frustrating for marketing people, too. And the more we can reduce
that
>>>>> from the beginning, the better for the community.
>>>>>> - Personal hat: happy with anything, but used to WP :))
>>>>>> - Marketing hat: whatever makes migration easiest. Plus: WP could
be
>>>>> good as it's already there, and makes administration etc. easy. Also:
tools
>>>>> preferred that enable independence.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> And who wants to do the data migration?
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> I can do it, I like tedious repetitive tasks that can be
done whenever
>>>>>>>> a few spare minutes appear.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> he he :)
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> I should be able to revert the current
>>>>>>>> HTML versions into markdown via pandoc without too much pain.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> oh yes - I was wondering how we can manage that and pandoc should
be
>>>>>>> perfect.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> When using pandoc in the way Dave proposed, it is maybe a good
idea to
>>>>>>> rethink WP but I have to admit that I don't know with what format
one
>>>>> can
>>>>>>> feed WP for content. Maybe also Markdown?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> WP can't be fed with Markdown yet, unfortunately. WYSIWYG-editor-only.
>>>>> 
>>>>> In fact, since this is hosted on wordpress.com, Markdown is supported
:)
>>>>> 
>>>>> Best
>>>>> Jan
>>>>> --
>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Else: what Jan says :)
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> A+
>>>>>>>> Dave
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> [1]: http://hugo.spf13.com/
>>>>>>>> [2]: http://octopress.org/
>>>>>>>> [3]: http://jekyllrb.com/
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Andy
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Andy Wenk
>>>>>>> Hamburg - Germany
>>>>>>> RockIt!
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> GPG fingerprint: C044 8322 9E12 1483 4FEC 9452 B65D 6BE3 9ED3
9588
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/andywenk.asc
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Andy Wenk
>>>> Hamburg - Germany
>>>> RockIt!
>>>> 
>>>> GPG fingerprint: C044 8322 9E12 1483 4FEC 9452 B65D 6BE3 9ED3 9588
>>>> 
>>>> https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/andywenk.asc
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -- 
>>> Noah Slater
>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
>> 
> 


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