[tdwg-tag] another poke about Audubon Core status
trobertson at gbif.org
Mon Sep 22 14:46:57 CEST 2014
Thanks for your offer.
As far as I recall, the TDWG executive decided at the last meeting to move onto a whole new platform and put contractor money aside to make it happen.
I’m reluctant to point you at the tangled mess of the current system when I suspect it is to be replaced anyway. It really is a convoluted mess of Typo3 plugins, which try and keep a bunch of backend systems in sync and dues to bugs in there it does not work as expected. I really don’t think it is something you want to get into, but I sympathise that the TDWG site is broken and no-one is maintaining it… a simpler vanilla CMS solution that even requires more manual text editing etc. will be a far more manageable solution in my opinion.
@TDWG Executive folks - is it still the intention to contract out and do a basic CMS site?
If not, I’ll try and pull up the code but I’d need your approval to get him a DB dump as it holds user credentials / subscriptions etc. Please can you advise us? Anything we can do to help?
On 19 Sep 2014, at 23:05, Stoner, Dan <dstoner at acis.ufl.edu> wrote:
> I see in the tdwg-tag mailing list archives that the status of the Audubon Core Standard has been discussed recently:
> So consider this another poke about getting the web site updated with the official status of the Standard.
> If there is anything I can do to facilitate the web site update, please let me know (as in, I am volunteering to hack code or whatever is needed).
> Dan Stoner
> iDigBio / ACIS Laboratory
> University of Florida
> tdwg-tag mailing list
> tdwg-tag at lists.tdwg.org
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