[linux-audio-user] linux-sound porting & documentation proposal (Was: Attracting more Linux audio developers)

chris beagles christhemonkey at gmail.com
Fri Dec 15 13:16:12 EST 2006

On 12/15/06, Ivica Ico Bukvic <ico at vt.edu> wrote:
> How about we stop the seemingly endless discussion and instead all roll-up
> our sleeves and actually do this?
> Here's what I offer on behalf of linuxaudio.org:
> 1) generous hosting space
> 2) virtually unlimited bandwidth
> 3) docs.linuxaudio.org and apps.linuxaudio.org domains
> 4) accounts to maintainers
> 5) server support as needed
> What we need volunteers to do:
> 1) port Dave's pages over into a legible and appealing format to
> apps.linuxaudio.org
> 2) cross-link those pages to docs.linuxaudio.org page (in addition to apps
> homepages) which will be a wiki with documentation templates and
> standardized layout
> 3) need to design an appealing interface for both sites (hence consider this
> an open call for volunteer designers) -- this cannot be emphasized enough:
> we do not want an ugly, plain website, but a nice inviting and user-oriented
> resource.
> 4) create a generic wikipedia entry which gives a summary, philosophy, and
> notable achievements of the linux audio scene and provides critical links
> (hence it would be used as a portal rather than an exhaustive resource for a
> moving target which would never fly with the wikipedia editors anyhow)
> On a side note, here's another offer:
> As per my discussion with Joern, on behalf of linuxaudio.org I also offer
> free unlimited space for porting over LAU and LAD lists to
> lists.linuxaudio.org in hopes that we continue consolidating these
> invaluable resources. Maintainers will be given appropriate access
> privileges etc.
> Any takers?
> Best wishes,
> Ico

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