[tdwg-tag] [tdwg-content] another poke about Audubon Core status
jsachs at csee.umbc.edu
Mon Sep 29 15:29:40 CEST 2014
There seems to be support for using GitHub for the standards themselves.
Other content could easily be supported via a MediaWiki installation. I
don't undertsand why we would want to continue with Typo3 - are there
On Mon, 22 Sep 2014, Dave Vieglais wrote:
> Would a GitHub organization satisfy the requirements of the TDWG site?
> - Dave V.
> On 22 Sep 2014, at 8:46, Tim Robertson wrote:
>> Hi Dan,
>> 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
>> @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
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>>> tdwg-tag at lists.tdwg.org
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