[MVLUG] June meeting

Samat Jain lists at samat.org
Tue May 29 19:15:08 MDT 2007


Er, just wondering, what happened to the Drupal website.. is any of that 
content still available?

On Tuesday 29 May 2007 04:48:23 pm Don McCoy wrote:
> I've made a bit of progress towards a new MVLUG web site and would like 
> to propose we use MoinMoin for a wiki in order to allow any member to 
> post information (or make corrections).  This strikes me as an essential 
> step towards just about anything the lug might want to do: add members, 
> organize event, etc...  It is very low maintenance except for a few 
> admin tasks like registering users.  From that perspective, I can't see 
> a good reason *not* to do this.  It certainly does not speak well of our 
> group that our website is so dated.
> 
> That being said, it immediately raises the question as to the site 
> content.  I really don't want to get derailed on issues related to this, 
> which I think is easy to do (look up 'bikeshedding' in the urban 
> dictionary), so I'd like to propose we have a bit of discussion and 
> somehow ratify or confirm what the group stands for at a high level and, 
> it follows, what our home page is going to say.
> 
> /That/ being said, I'm going to take the initiative and make some 
> suggestions at the meeting.  As my opinion is no more or less important 
> than anyone else's (so this author asserts!), I'd like to hear what 
> other's have to say.  Once I've dismissed everyone else's ideas, I hope 
> to push through my agenda and shape the group according to my wishes.  
> Just kidding.  But seriously, I don't want that to happen or I'll find 
> myself a member of a group with exactly one member.
> 
> So, if you could sum it up in just a few sentences, what purpose would 
> you say the MVLUG serves?  Or "should serve?" perhaps, as this applies 
> to things we might do in the future as well.
> 



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