[SciPy-User] New Scipy website
Mon Dec 3 12:02:40 CST 2012
>From the lack of offers for a new server to host on, I assume that we're
going to keep using Github pages. So I'll put something together to do a
"poor man's redirect" on the pages I listed:
On 26 November 2012 14:14, Thomas Kluyver <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'd like to discuss how we can move the new SciPy website (currently at
> http://scipy.github.com/ ) to be the homepage of scipy.org.
> The new site is still something of a work in progress, but it's been there
> for years, and we can't continue to maintain two sites indefinitely. We've
> already been bitten by people referring to out of date FAQs, and I think
> the aesthetics of the new site are a marked improvement. So, first, what
> does the new site need before it can go live?*
> *Two things I'm already aware of:
> - Installation instructions for other package managers (so far we cover
> apt and macports). Please can users of other Linux distros send me the
> corresponding installation commands?
> - The 'Getting started' page should be rewritten to describe the Scipy
> stack, and from a more newcomer-ish perspective.
> Of course, there's a lot of useful information on the existing site - such
> as the Cookbook - that it's impractical to move to the new site. So, I
> suggest that we move the current MoinMoin-based site to wiki.scipy.org,
> and provide redirects so we don't break existing links. Unfortunately,
> Github pages can't do proper HTTP-based redirects. So we can either use
> hackish HTML/JS redirects, or host the new site on a server where we can
> set up proper redirects.
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