Wed Jun 8 13:34:07 CDT 2011
On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 11:20, Brian Granger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 11:11 AM, Fernando Perez <email@example.com>
> > On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Thomas Kluyver <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> I've put the built website up so it's easy to evaluate:
> >> http://takluyver.github.com/ipython-website/
> >> Please have a look, and let me know of any broken links, out of date
> >> information, and so on. I think it's an improvement on the moin wiki, so
> >> barring any major problems, I'd hope it can go live alongside or before
> >> 0.11 release.
Great! one small note: use the current logo in the docs, rather than the
old one from scipy.org (the bevels make me sad).
It's in docs/source/_static/logo.png
> > Awesome!!!
> > I would really like to thank both Komal and Thomas for making this
> > happen, as well as apologizing to Komal for having initially ignored
> > your great work that got this ball moving. I hope you won't take it
> > as a slight, and will be interested in participating again in the
> > project (whether on website work or anything else).
> > OK, how should we proceed? The only problem is that I'm knee-deep
> > into the writing of *two* grants, both of which will directly benefit
> > IPython in a major way if funded, but which are taking up a lot of my
> > time. AKA, I'm swamped but happy to delegate.
> > As far as I'm concerned, that is already so much nicer than what we
> > had, that I'd be happy to move *today*. It would be great to give our
> > scipy'11 talk with 0.11 off a nice new website :)
> > The points I can think of are:
> > - wiki: do we move off moin to the github one? That seems a
> > no-brainer to me, but I haven't actually used the gh wiki, so perhaps
> > it's not a good idea for some reason I'm not aware of.
> Yes, let's move the wiki to github, including the FAQ, Cookbook, etc.
> > - logistics of moving: the hosting is currently off the scipy.org
> > server. Thomas, I'm happy to give you login access on the ipython
> > account if you just send me your public ssh key.
> > Alternatively we can look into hosting it elsewhere if we want to have
> > a more updated platform. The scipy.org server is stuck in a time
> > dilation bubble running Fedora 4, released 6 years ago and
> > unmaintained for almost as many, so doing anything useful on that
> > server is a major exercise in frustration, since you're stuck running
> > python2.4 and ages-old libraries. I do have a dreamhost account with
> > unlimited hosting that is at least running debian 5 and has some more
> > up-to-date tools (though we'd still need to do a home build of
> > python2.6/3 on it). I also own the ipython.org domain, which
> > currently just redirects to ipython.scipy.org, but we could switch to
> > using that.
> I am strongly in favor of moving to another hosting situation and
> using the ipython.org domain.
Is there any reason to not just point ipython.org to ipython.github.com, and
host there? We definitely *shouldn't* put it back on scipy.org
> Let's also create an official IPython repo for the site so all of us
> can commit/push directly to it.
> > Cheers,
> > f
> Brian E. Granger
> Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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