[SciPy-Dev] Scipy Central Home Page .. finally

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@gmail....
Sat Feb 16 08:20:02 CST 2013


On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 2:19 PM, Surya Kasturi <suryak@ieee.org> wrote:

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> On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 6:04 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@gmail.com>wrote:
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>> On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 9:24 AM, Surya Kasturi <suryak@ieee.org> wrote:
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>>> Hi there,
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>>> Finally, I tried to make a Scipy Central design (home page) looking
>>> close to scipy.org
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>>> Please take a look and let me know how it is.. what could be changed and
>>> all.
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>>> http://ksurya.github.com/scipy-central-design/home.html
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>>> Also: Few changes/ new features might be required like changing font
>>> size, color, background color etc..
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>>> Please do comment on them too!
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>>> The rest of the pages would be looking very similar to this..
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>>> (Note: this was the previous version
>>> http://ksurya.github.com/scipycentral/ .. Looks a lot like search
>>> engine and probably won't work for this site).
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>>> Looking for your comments.. is this has any chance of merging into
>>> main-stream (of course with some small changes)
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>> I think this can certainly be merged. We should however first pick up the
>> scipy-central code, domain names, etc. that were offered by Kevin Dunn (the
>> original author) for transfer to the community last year (
>> http://mail.scipy.org/pipermail/scipy-dev/2012-August/017911.html)
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>> I would propose to transfer some of the domain names to NumFOCUS, and put
>> the main scipy-central repo under github.com/scipy. I can take care of
>> that, if everyone agrees. Then we do need to move the site to a new server
>> and do some maintenance when needed. Is there someone who is willing to
>> help with that?
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> *Myself.*
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Awesome.


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>> Ralf
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> Actually I just want to know one thing.. is the "blue" of scipy.org a
> kind of identity or symbol for the community/ site?
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I don't think so, the scipy.org site has just always used it but that may
be simply due to a lack of design skills or manpower.


> Could we possibly use a different kind of blue? (just asking)
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Yes please! The current color has annoyed me for a long time. Anything that
looks more modern would be an improvement. Doesn't even have to be blue
imho.

Ralf
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