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Re: Website hosting for open source projects on Launchpad?


Why not just combined both the Wiki and website hosting ideas and do
what Google Code did with its wiki.

On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Michael B. Trausch <mike@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Jan 2009 18:13:22 -0500
> Karl Fogel <karl.fogel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> As you might imagine, this has been discussed (a lot) by the Launchpad
>> developers.  I suspect the reason it hasn't happened yet is just the
>> design complications -- how to offer semi-arbitrary web-editing while
>> at the same time preserving a consistent look-and-feel in Launchpad,
>> and making sure that Launchpad's features stay accessible from each
>> project. This doesn't mean it's impossible, just hard.
> I'd think that people would rather not like that.  The idea behind
> webspace would be to have completely arbitrary sites.
> That said, while I cannot speak for everyone that would use such a
> service, I would not be opposed to some mandatory linking if it weren't
> terribly over the time.  For example, SF requires that you have an
> image that links back to their site.  LP could do the same thing.
> LP could even expose some sort of API that could be used to quickly and
> easily embed information about the Launchpad project on the site,
> though I think it'd be too much to require that it be used.  I also
> think that imposing look-and-feel requirements would be a bit much,
> since each project is naturally going to have its own identity.
>        --- Mike
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