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Re: [Debconf-team] Call for volunteers for DebConf sites (for both python/django and html/css/js)



On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 09:09:06AM +0200, Giacomo Catenazzi wrote:
> Hello DebConfers,
> 
> We are planing the sites for next debconfs and we would like to form a
> real team for such website (registration, schedule, homepages).
> 
> As you probably are aware, we constantly lack "web designers".  Debconf
> already has designers (logo, and general design), but maintaining the
> websites requires constant love and designing a lot of details (e.g.
> how to display schedule in a userfriendly way, which details should it
> include, etc.).  If you want to help, please contact us (very basic
> knowledge of html/css is already an improvement of the current state).
> 
> Additionally we need more developers for the code, to share workload and
> implement a lot of missing things (assassins, easy editable debconfXX
> (home)pages by orga, many special views for orga, ...).  Probably we will
> use Python with Django, so if you want to help and you have basic Python
> skills you are welcome.

I might resume helping with these DebConf systems. I would really like
to help. But, I don't want to end up feeling like I'm pouring my time
down the drain. I'm trying to decide if DebConf is still where I want to
put my time or if I should look for some other part of Debian where I
can be of use.

I need more information on the health of debconf-team and subteams as a
whole before I can commit. 

I need some assurance that if we go the wafer route for dc16, that the
wafer team won't evaporate post-DC16 the way the summit team did
post-DC14.

Probably the relevant people are too busy running and being a part of
DC15 right now to address these concerns. So, I guess we'll see where
things are in a few weeks ...

Put me down as "on the fence" or whatever.

-Eric 

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