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

Surya Kasturi suryak@ieee....
Sat Feb 16 10:22:32 CST 2013


On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 8:49 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@gmail.com>wrote:

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> On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 3:23 PM, Kevin Dunn <kevin.dunn@mcmaster.ca>wrote:
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>> On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 8:19 AM, 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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>>>> 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? Could we possibly use a
>>> different kind of blue? (just asking)
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>> Hi everyone,
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>> As Ralf mentioned above, and based on a previous message I wrote (
>> http://mail.scipy.org/pipermail/scipy-dev/2012-August/017911.html), the
>> domains are absolutely available for transfer.
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>> Just let me know who to transfer to and when. This coming week is a good
>> time frame for me to do this.
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> Does it make sense to transfer these 4 domains, and let the other ones
> lapse?
> scipy-central.org
> scipy-central.com
> scipycentral.org
> scipycentral.com
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> scpyce makes no sense to me! (I don't know about its url hits)
may be, can't we make the "scipycentral.org" as main domain.. rather than
"scipy-central".. why hyphen?..If its not that readable..

why not "scipy.org/central" ?? This looks interesting

> Ralf
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>> I like the new look, thanks Surya, I'm glad you can continue on with it
>> and improve the site.
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>> --
>> Kevin Dunn
>> Dept. of Chemical Engineering <http://chemeng.mcmaster.ca/>
>> McMaster University <http://mcmaster.ca/>
>> http://learnche.mcmaster.ca/contact-info
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