[PROPOSAL] Re: Promoted articles wire, was: Re: [Imc-uk-features] I want one of those - but not one of them
chris at aktivix.org
Mon Nov 21 15:56:33 PST 2005
On Fri 21-Oct-2005 at 02:41:44PM +0100, Chris wrote:
> On Thu 20-Oct-2005 at 04:26:22PM +0100, Chris wrote:
> > On Thu 20-Oct-2005 at 03:54:03PM +0100, Roy Bard
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > I want one of these:
> > >
> > > Cass, Noel wrote:
> > >
> > > > a 'promoted' wire, with administrators having the
> > > > power to promote articles applying the guidelines
> > > > even more strictly than for the newswire, giving a
> > > > higher-quality wire of genuinely 'indymedia' style
> > > > postings. These would be those that are posted by
> > > > individuals, not groups, and which actually report
> > > > on events or news, using no corporate re-posts and
> > > > conforming to the ethic of non-hierarchical,
> > > > grassroots campaigning on social justice and
> > > > environmental issues.
> > >
> > > I think this eloquesntly encapsualtes the thing I
> > > envision - my only reservation is the "not groups"
> > > bit - some stuff from appropriate camapaigns would
> > > be suitable imho
> > Yeah, this makes sense to me, the front page could
> > have the promoted newswire by default and have a view
> > all posts link which swaps the content of the right
> > hand col (as nyc and www have).
OK, I have implemented this on a dev server, the promoted
And the open wire view:
Now I guess we need a deadline for agreement on this and
also to write a feature about the change?
Is a week too short? Monday 28th Nov?
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