Wed, 25 Apr 2001 15:34:04 -0700
Why not add the Sword web site as a seperate project on Sourceforge?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Gross [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2001 2:06 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [sword-devel] proposals
> Not a bad idea, Martin. I would also propose that we
> seperate the lists
> 1. The sword developers list (i.e. this one:))
> 2. The sword modules developers list, and
> 3. The sword website list.
> I am being a little bit selfish with adding number 3 in, as I
> can not access
> news sites, but I want to help with the website. You could
> say that I am
> kinda stuck. Any other suggestions? Is this possible?
> Practical? These
> divisions seem to be the most practical and they follow the
> three most
> talked about subjects.
> P.S. If anyone knows of an internet based newsgroup reader
> that would allow
> me to subscribe to the website newsgroup, I would appreciate
> the info.
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: Martin Gruner <email@example.com>
> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: "Sword Development" <email@example.com>
> Subject: [sword-devel] proposals
> Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 22:26:02 +0200
> Since the new sword website is being constructed at the
> moment, I want to
> suggest something that might save time by making things
> easier in future.
> The sword project does already have a sourceforge account.
> It might be a good idea to start using it. What are the advantages:
> -all registered users can have permissions to administer parts of the
> -a task manager creates trancparency in the development and makes
> administering easier - aims can be set
> -a bug tracker
> -a support manager makes collecting and administering easy;
> you can even use
> "canned responses"
> -you can use a patch tracker
> -the download section is well-structured and keeps track of
> the amount of
> -the documentation manager categorizes documentation data
> which can be
> by all people with permission - everybody can submit new
> documentation pages
> -there is a compile farm for creating binary packages
> Check out http://sourceforge.net/projects/bibletime and
> http://www.bibletime.de to see an example.
> The effect it may have is that the work would be distributed;
> more shoulders
> would bear; people who cannot code can help with the
> the developers can concentrate on coding.
> This way the real development and the pr/modules related
> stuff could be
> separated - which is necessary, also for this mailing list imo.
> It might be hard to fullfill the requirements of deveolpers and
> users/publishers etc. on the new crosswire.org website, and
> development is
> what sourceforge is dedicated to. Why not use it?
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