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Re: Static pages for PUGs?

From: "Jonathan S(dot) Katz" <jonathan(dot)katz(at)excoventures(dot)com>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, "w^3" <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Static pages for PUGs?
Date: 2012-01-26 15:58:02
Message-ID: 8BFD618B-16A9-4472-9822-B79E8EFEC87E@excoventures.com (view raw or flat)
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> On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 15:35, Jonathan S. Katz
> <jonathan(dot)katz(at)excoventures(dot)com> wrote:
>> On Jan 26, 2012, at 9:23 AM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
>> 
>>> On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 15:21, Alvaro Herrera
>>> <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Excerpts from Magnus Hagander's message of jue ene 26 06:37:12 -0300 2012:
>>>>> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 23:52, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> wrote:
>>>>>> WWW,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Since pugs.postgresql.org has died, do we want to create some static
>>>>>> pages for the various active PUGs, which will have links to the mailing
>>>>>> list and external resource (wordpress, Meetup.com, etc.) for each?
>>>>> 
>>>>> I think the general idea was to have a wiki page (or more) for each.
>>>>> And probably a wiki category for all of them (Category:UserGroups for
>>>>> example). That will also give you an automatic index.
>>>> 
>>>> So would we have a redirect from pugs.postgresql.org to that wiki
>>>> category?
>>> 
>>> We could if we wanted to, yes :-) But first, we need to actually have
>>> those pages on there...
>> 
>> Would a viable alternative be to use the organizations from the main site and just classify which ones are PUGs?
> 
> Certainly - but I thought the organizations wanted to be able to add
> their own custom information and not be bound by the limited number of
> fields there?
> 
> Or do you mean just use that as a list, and use the URL field there to
> point to the custom page?

Both? ;-)

FWIW I don't think PUGs really need too much custom info - name, managers, brief description, URL to meetup/whatever page, link to events posted in the system.

I also realize by making these suggestions that I am most likely volunteering myself for these changes...

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