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

ansells at senet.com.au ansells at senet.com.au
Mon Oct 2 08:34:32 PDT 2000


It was discussed about a year ago but nothing was decided in the end i belive. 
It will soon start becomeing more important though so it would be a good thing 
to start thinking about again..

Mithro

> 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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