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  • This round of web site revisions started a few weeks ago when I suggested cleaning up the left-hand links on the very top page of python.org. Despite all the changes since then, the sidebar has ...
    A.M. KuchlingA.M. Kuchling
    Aug 11, 2003 at 5:23 pm
    Aug 12, 2003 at 12:30 pm
  • not I can see a lot of advantages too. What are the disadvantages though? Tim Parkin
    Tim ParkinTim Parkin
    Aug 8, 2003 at 4:59 pm
    Aug 12, 2003 at 1:18 pm
  • Hi everybody, I tried to capture some ideas of mine for a new logo. You can see them at: http://www.geocities.com/oktay_safak/python.jpg I had many constraints in mind but to summarize: The new logo ...
    Oktay SafakOktay Safak
    Aug 14, 2003 at 11:55 am
    Aug 18, 2003 at 1:28 pm
  • I've been lurking here for a while and I must say I'm quite happy people are still mostly concentrating on the contents and organization of the site. I'd be happy to contribute some time working on ...
    Just van RossumJust van Rossum
    Aug 13, 2003 at 5:18 am
    Aug 14, 2003 at 1:09 pm
  • Yep, trying to use "Ruby red" everywhere is a bad idea. Worse even than our Blue on blue ;-) Interesting, I never go there. The real Java home page has always been: http://java.sun.com/ which is a ...
    Kevin AltisKevin Altis
    Aug 9, 2003 at 10:13 am
    Aug 11, 2003 at 10:35 am
  • I just skimmed through amk's revised beginner's guide, great stuff! The download pages seem a little confused though - the one linked from the beginner's guide mentions python 2.2. Could we maybe ...
    Richard JonesRichard Jones
    Aug 10, 2003 at 9:35 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 1:45 pm
  • <sigh The sidebar discussion has yet again exploded off into a zillion subthreads. I want to actually do something about this. Proposal: * Create /community/companies.html. Criterion for listing: ...
    A.M. KuchlingA.M. Kuchling
    Aug 15, 2003 at 3:16 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 1:21 pm
  • [This was supposed to go out a couple of days ago, but I didn't see the point while the virus storm was at its highest. If you reply to this, please keep it on *one* list.] Some people have been ...
    Aug 24, 2003 at 9:13 pm
    Aug 26, 2003 at 9:46 am
  • This was posted on marketing-python. I thought it contained some valid points. Aahz responding "Color, okay. Graphics and photos, nyet" which is for the most part valid and also matches my own ...
    Stephan DeibelStephan Deibel
    Aug 8, 2003 at 4:06 pm
    Aug 9, 2003 at 1:28 pm
  • Couldn't we map a subdirectory to either redirect it to another server or have our server apply to another server for the content? -- Steve Holden http://www.holdenweb.com/ Python Web Programming ...
    Steve HoldenSteve Holden
    Aug 9, 2003 at 10:35 am
    Aug 9, 2003 at 1:01 pm
  • The first part of the broken-up FAQ, the General FAQ, is now complete enough that it can be announced more widely in order to collect suggestions. Question: how to do this? I could post it on c.l.py, ...
    A.M. KuchlingA.M. Kuchling
    Aug 13, 2003 at 8:59 am
    Aug 13, 2003 at 1:16 pm
  • I suspect actually coming up with domain-specific content will be the biggest barrier to contribution, even for domain experts. Picking a person and domain at random, if we asked Andrew Dalke to ...
    Skip MontanaroSkip Montanaro
    Aug 9, 2003 at 12:51 pm
    Aug 10, 2003 at 7:56 pm
  • FYI, for the people tackling the /psa/ section, see the attached note. Things seem to have quieted down substantially. Can I take that to mean people are busily working on sections of the redesign? ...
    Skip MontanaroSkip Montanaro
    Aug 5, 2003 at 9:49 am
    Aug 8, 2003 at 3:55 pm
  • I'm about to set up a directory for placing marketing material, to go with a new top-level link called "Why Python?". I'm currently leaning toward making the directory name /why/; other good options ...
    Aug 12, 2003 at 10:14 am
    Aug 12, 2003 at 12:21 pm
  • Shouldn't the discussion of reorganizing the top nav and sub-pages stay on pydotorg-redesign? This is part of the overall redesign process and many of the people on the other list are not part of the ...
    Kevin AltisKevin Altis
    Aug 7, 2003 at 1:08 pm
    Aug 7, 2003 at 5:47 pm
  • I am envisioning the new python website as having a separate section for IT Managers, Programmers, Educators, Journalists -- what have you -- wherever we want to have a special focused message about ...
    Laura CreightonLaura Creighton
    Aug 25, 2003 at 11:06 am
    Sep 13, 2003 at 1:56 pm
  • The calendar will only be useful if we can generate enough conent to show that there are alot of opportunities for people to learn about python. Local Python user groups should be able to place ...
    Michael McLayMichael McLay
    Aug 24, 2003 at 6:04 pm
    Aug 24, 2003 at 6:04 pm
  • The material at doc/Comparisons.html is all pretty elderly. I don't think we can devote the effort to keep it up to date, and few of us can claim to be Tcl/Perl/Lisp/whatever experts anyway. If ...
    A.M. KuchlingA.M. Kuchling
    Aug 15, 2003 at 3:29 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 1:15 pm
  • (changing subject) Dylan It doesn't scale well. This topic of how well the process scales keeps being raised. Does anyone have round number type figures for how many people are involved (and how ...
    Skip MontanaroSkip Montanaro
    Aug 9, 2003 at 12:31 pm
    Aug 9, 2003 at 11:23 pm
  • None of them really caught my attention or seem like an improvement, but I'm no pro in the field. Is any of them made by someone who has an arts or design education, or works as a graphics design ...
    Magnus LyckåMagnus Lyckå
    Aug 16, 2003 at 5:33 pm
    Aug 16, 2003 at 5:57 pm
  • I've always found the Gentoo site, http://www.gentoo.org/, fairly pleasant to use and I've never had any problems finding info. Probably a few too many graphics for my liking though. It even looks ...
    Matt GoodallMatt Goodall
    Aug 13, 2003 at 2:11 pm
    Aug 13, 2003 at 3:03 pm
  • The psf/ directory contains a bunch of press releases, and a press-release/ directory that contains just one press release. I've just copied the press releases down a level, but haven't removed the ...
    A.M. KuchlingA.M. Kuchling
    Aug 12, 2003 at 9:43 pm
    Aug 12, 2003 at 10:09 pm
  • Just an idea for the python.org documentation page. THE PQR can be pretty handy. ka -----Original Message----- From: Richard Gruet Sent: Saturday, August 09, 2003 4:29 AM To: Kevin Altis Subject: Re: ...
    Kevin AltisKevin Altis
    Aug 9, 2003 at 8:38 am
    Aug 9, 2003 at 1:40 pm
  • Per MAL's push (thank you!), I've installed a button on the front-page sidebar that goes directly to the PSF donations page. However, I don't like that button -- it's difficult to read on a high-res ...
    Aug 18, 2003 at 1:06 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 1:06 pm
  • Did we decide whether we were removing the language comparisons page? If not, we should ask Alex to reSTify this. ----- Forwarded message from Alex Martelli <aleaxit@yahoo.com ----- ----- End ...
    Aug 18, 2003 at 12:02 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 12:02 pm
  • Hello. By way of introduction, I don't use Python, and I'm rude. I've been giving some feedback on marketing-python about what the non-converted think of Python. I have some things to say about ...
    Brandon J. Van EveryBrandon J. Van Every
    Aug 16, 2003 at 5:03 pm
    Aug 16, 2003 at 5:03 pm
  • The consensus on this list seemed to be that integrating the wiki with the rest of the site was a desirable thing. I've just taken a first shot at implementing it, by partially using ht2html. ...
    Johannes GijsbersJohannes Gijsbers
    Aug 15, 2003 at 5:30 pm
    Aug 15, 2003 at 5:30 pm
  • A couple of people have requested subscriptions to pydotorg and received access. Other people active on this list are also welcome to subscribe, but I'd like to make clear that pydotorg is not a ...
    Aug 14, 2003 at 10:51 am
    Aug 14, 2003 at 10:51 am
  • [switching to pydotorg-redesign] <smirk Don't let him hear that -- he's the vain one. That's what I'm concerned about. The only iron-clad reason for using Zope as opposed to some other system is ...
    Aug 12, 2003 at 4:19 pm
    Aug 12, 2003 at 4:19 pm
  • FYI -- despite all the complaining and planning we're doing here, this kind of comment is what we usually see on webmaster. I'm not suggesting we should slow down or anything, but let's recognize ...
    Aug 12, 2003 at 11:56 am
    Aug 12, 2003 at 11:56 am
  • QOTW (Quote of the week): "What can I do with Python that I can't do with C#? You can go home on time at the end of the day." -- Daniel Klein (via Dr. Dobb's Python-URL)
    Oktay SafakOktay Safak
    Aug 12, 2003 at 11:25 am
    Aug 12, 2003 at 11:25 am
  • The style guide for python.org is at http://www.python.org/dev/pydotorg/StyleGuide.html . Despite a few minor revisions I just made, it's still slightly out-of-date. I can't recall having seen it ...
    A.M. KuchlingA.M. Kuchling
    Aug 11, 2003 at 1:12 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 1:12 pm
  • Well, there's more to getting started, such as finding out whether you have Python installed already (RH, OSX), and how to install it if you haven't. Jack Jansen, <Jack.Jansen@cwi.nl , ...
    Jack JansenJack Jansen
    Aug 11, 2003 at 10:15 am
    Aug 11, 2003 at 10:15 am
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