RFC: Website maintenance

Jeremy Andrews jeremy at kerneltrap.org
Mon Mar 17 19:09:40 CST 2003

On Mon, 17 Mar 2003 08:56:00 -0600
linas at linas.org (Linas Vepstas) wrote:


> I have some reservations about wiki's in general, though.  If you have
> ever used any, you will note that they are invariably badly organized 
> and ugly looking  to boot.  They still need a strong editorial hand to
> be worthwhile.   I did see some related tool faq-o-matic or something
> like that, that was not sinfully ugly.  I'm thinking the best looking,
> and most usable, would be a slashdot-like thing, e.g. phpnuke, or
> whatever.  It avoids the problems that wiki's have.

I'd happily donate some time to setting up a site with Drupal
(http://drupal.org/).  In my experience, Drupal is much more efficient,
and much easier to customize than PHPNuke, et al.  In setting it up, I'd
be happy to help write customized GnuCash modules should specialized needs
arise, though I'm pretty sure Drupal as it stands will be sufficient.

Once the the site is configured and the theme done, it would then be left
to the webmaster to manage the content and make the occasional tweeks as


 Jeremy Andrews    <mailto:jeremy at kerneltrap.org>
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