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

Surya Kasturi suryak@ieee....
Sat Feb 16 22:31:31 CST 2013


On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 10:15 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@gmail.com>wrote:

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> On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 5:22 PM, Surya Kasturi <suryak@ieee.org> wrote:
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>> 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.orga 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
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>>> 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)
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> I suspect that that was registered before we decided on the final name of
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>> may be, can't we make the "scipycentral.org" as main domain.. rather
>> than "scipy-central".. why hyphen?..If its not that readable..
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> Either one works for me.
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>> why not "scipy.org/central" ?? This looks interesting
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> That's also fine. We don't have to worry about any domain names under
> scipy.org at least (besides the current cleanup in preparation of moving
> scipy.org to a Sphinx-based site).
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> Ralf
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Hi.. take a look at new design
http://ksurya.github.com/scipy-central-design/home.html
(I removed the traditional scipy blue)!!
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