FW: Re: WineHQ Idea
Brian Vincent (C)
VincentB at coppercolorado.com
Sun Mar 23 10:28:45 CST 2003
> I think that, today, we do not have any of the news items
> you describe. Your are imagining that Brian or Jeremy has more time to
> repost pieces of the WWN to a different box. afaik, they don't.
> You say "we'll just snag pieces of Alexandres release notices".
> Who's we?
Well, it certainly wouldn't be a stretch for me to post news items.
Generally I write the news section as items occur during the week.
It's not like I sit down on Thursday night and bang out the whole
WWN - all I do is run some scripts and mail it off. So yeah, I
guess I'm volunteering for this. You'll just have to trust my
judgement on what gets added and what doesn't. (Yeah, I'll be
more liberal than I mentioned earlier.) It won't be complete
duplication of WWN articles, though knowing the current state of
development I'd guess there would be about 2 - 3 news items a week.
My one request is Jeremy would have to write some kind of simple
interface in order to get the items in there. I don't have reliable
access to CVS or a shell acct at work, just web and email. I guess
there's only three things that would need to be input:
link to the real article / web page / press release
short tagline (such as "WHAT'S NEW" for the releases)
> Now, if we had a volunteer PR person that was coordinating and
> driving PR for Wine, and *that person* wanted and was willing
> to maintain and keep fresh such a section, then I would
> be persuaded.
right.. that wouldn't be me. Writing summaries, posting news is
one thing, I'm not volunteering for anything more than that (right
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