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Re: [pygame] PyGame website
On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 3:43 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Looking at the list archives, I know this has come up a couple of times
> recently, so allow me to present a slightly different take.
> A few people have proposed replacing the site with a new one. Others
> mentioned that migrating the existing content might be quite a lot of work,
> and the idea seems to have fizzled out each time. Also, the currently
> website is interestingly unique, and it would be nice to keep that.
> So I suggest incremental improvements:
> - Re-enable new user registrations
> - Pick some of the people who have volunteered to help with spam, and give
> them moderator status (or whatever is equivalent).
> - Have a push to make sure pages are up to date and useful. For instance,
> the 'What's New' page is >3 years out of date.
> - Put the site theme/engine in a public repository where people can
> contribute to it. (Or if it already is, make it easier to find)
> - Improve the theme - I've done a brief mockup of some minor changes to the
> front page .
> - If necessary, work on ways to cut spam to manageable levels, like simple
>  http://ubuntuone.com/3zhDP71Z12C3IGmFQo5TWl
> N.B. The changes here are quite minimal - I've left the main layout and the
> colour scheme the same, but tried to make it a bit less crowded. I didn't
> think it should look too serious.
All excellent ideas and I support you in whole.
Radomir Dopieralski, http://sheep.art.pl