08.17.07

Suggestions Sought — Static Pages and Expansion

Posted in Site News at 3:31 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

This Web site keeps growing every week not only in terms of scale, but also in terms of readership. Earlier today, a minor change was applied to style/layout, but such cosmetic changes miss the point entirely because the goal is the site is to deliver well-organised & informative resources, not necessarily pretty pages.

The structure of this Web site is restricted and limited due to the nature of blogs, i.e. it is not truly hierarchical, it is reverse chronological, and pages are usually out of date. This can give the impression that there are many inaccuracies.

As we said before, the Web site strives to be driven by and maintained by its readers and growing community, not self-appointed editors. Is anyone willing to volunteer and organise static pages? How about more posts from site visitors? Are there any other suggestions? Will a new sections/feed on Novell coverage suit you? Anything else that you would like to see? The Saturday posts, which cover positive Novell news, appear to be popular, so the time they require to produce is well spent. Will a weekly digest that summarises all blog posts be handy?

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4 Comments

  1. Luke Hollins said,

    August 17, 2007 at 8:34 am

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    You should become a groklaw reporter

  2. Lisa Diaz said,

    August 17, 2007 at 8:34 am

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    Did you see this blog entry on Novell’s “Cool Blogs” website?

    http://www.novell.com/coolblogs/?p=987

  3. Skeptic said,

    August 17, 2007 at 9:31 am

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    The single best candidate for user contributions is the positive Novell news on Saturday. Let the Novell fans do that work. Please quit doing it yourself, Roy. Your valuable time is much better spent on being the superb critic that you have long proven to be. You might make it easier or more prominent for submissions in some way, so as to encourage positive Saturday news. However, if few or no submissions result, then c’est la vie. Anyone with a brain cell should know where to turn for positive Novell “news” anyway.

  4. Roy Schestowitz said,

    August 17, 2007 at 9:52 am

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    @Skeptic:

    Knowing the positive Novell news enables me to write better because I’m better informed. I post these because it’s convenient enough, but editing takes a while.

    @Luke:

    I’ve been behind Groklaw News Picks for a long time, but Pamela does the selection and blends. Her site also inspired us to maintain this one.

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