[theforum] movement for redesign

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Tue Aug 12 08:17:56 CDT 2003

On Tuesday, August 12, 2003, at 01:58  pm, William Anderson wrote:

> Isaac Forman wrote:
>> [snip]
>> I'm just wondering if the frontdoor of evolt.org should be Work, or 
>> if it
>> should be a taste of everything. (I think latter -> featured
>> evolter/evolters promo, calendar, hot discussions, featured articles,
>> jobs?, sites to review, tagwear promo).
> Yeah, I like that - we could of course just take this to it's logical
> conclusion, and use new site names:

> Old teo could be deprecated.

we'll still ideally have a separate dev/test environment anyway

> Stuff proposed in the past like feo (I'd still
> love to see that come about!) could still happen, just as something 
> like
> evolters.org/food

Content type (hell, even simple keyword metadata) for recipes? Done.

> Instead of having separate subdomains for everything (except perhaps 
> leo
> [1]), have them appropriately grouped - makes things easier when 
> something
> new needs to get added - wait for dns to appear for 
> somethingnew.evolt.org?
> feh :)
> Before anyone complains that 404s would become rampant, there's many 
> ways
> around that using Redirects and such like.  A master redirect could 
> exist
> for all of the 'legacy' subdomains, so that deo, for example, would 
> easily
> redir to work.evolt.org/directory
> Another thought - perhaps thechat could/should become an evolters.org 
> list?

Nope. evolters.org remember is to be a pay-for-membership (nb not to 
view!) site. I think we need to keep a free non-work thing. thechat is 
the free baggie...


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