[WF-General] Re: [WF-Infra] Project Based Web Calendar.

William Chen serialband at rocketmail.com
Sun Oct 1 13:30:42 PDT 2000


Good Ideas.

Although, I thought this(.net .com .org) was discussed over a year ago.

Tom Austin wrote:

> Mithro,
>   Great ideas for the use of .net, .com, and .org.
> Tom
> ~
> ~ If we choose Zope for WF Website NG (The Next Generation of WF Website),
> ~ which is looking highly likely ATM we will have something like this.
> ~
> ~ This brings up a topic that i belive never got resolved before,
> ~ www.worldforge.net, .com, .org Although this is still far in the future
> ~ with a Website reorgansation nearing the horizon that hopfully we last
> ~ (stuck with) the next 1-3 years it is important that we don't stuff up.
> ~
> ~ A plan that i have always like is the idea of making each domain a
> ~ "theme". My suggestions follow and have been mainly modeled around a
> ~ post bryce made to the previous thread about this topic.
> ~
> ~ With .com being the "players porthole" providing easy access for all a
> ~ worldforge's players needs. This would also be the place where
> ~ Worldforge approved Commerical entities are displayed and advertised. It
> ~ would highly likley include a Membership system where you can login and
> ~ have your own custom WF bookmarks and mabey even some time of "character
> ~ stats" or something similar. It would definitly be very "porthole" like
> ~ and be based around the players. The gloss and glamer part of
> ~ Worldforge.
> ~
> ~ .net would be the infrastructure backbone. It would be the mind hive for
> ~ all the Infra people. This place would catalogue active servers and
> ~ stats about them (which could then be included in .com). Mirroring,
> ~ backup and other Infrastructure services would be offered from this
> ~ section. As well it would be the hub for server admin, a place where
> ~ these people could take about how long there server has been running and
> ~ about other infra issues. This site would have some overlap with .org in
> ~ the running and matainance of a server can also be a developer issue.
> ~
> ~ .org would be the the developer hub. It would provide easy access for
> ~ everything a developer needs. News that wouldn't intrestes a player
> ~ would appear hear. Indepth documentation and discussion about how
> ~ servers, client code works. About anything to geeky for the players :).
> ~
> ~ Of course there would be plenty of overlap in each area, players would
> ~ need to find servers and admin would want to know about developer
> ~ issues, but this would help break down worldforge into manageable parts.
> ~
> ~ I belive that if we do this right then no matter how big WF gets we will
> ~ be able to handle it. The Worldforge future is grand! With Acorn 0.2
> ~ around the corner we have an actual working product! STAGE is slowly
> ~ starting! clients are looking wonderful! It an exciting time for WF and
> ~ i can't help but get excited and wonder what the future holds for us.
> ~
> ~ And last of all i'm very glad that it is happening to such a greate
> ~ bunch of people :)
> ~
> ~
> ~ Mithro
> ~
> ~ PS Hrm this turn into some type of glory speech :)
> ~
> ~ Patrick McFarland wrote:
> ~ >
> ~ > What we need is user logins, sorta like the my.sourceforge type page
> ~ >
> ~ > Jack Cummings wrote:
> ~ > >
> ~ > > http://node15f6b.a2000.nl/pbcs/
> ~ > >
> ~ > > Comments?
> ~ > >
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