[SBIMC-general] close up website
alist at swt.org
Thu Jan 11 09:31:21 PST 2007
I manage my own Web site which is several gigabytes. But there has never
been much in the way of technical support needed; it just works.
What sort of support is needed to make Indy Media work?
At 07:19 AM 1/11/2007 -0800, Dorothy Littlejohn wrote:
>One of the main issues is our inability to complete the technical
>aspects of running the website. Do you have "tech support" abilities?
>The new website is at http://givemethe.info/drupal/sbimc2
>On Jan 10, 2007, at 10:13 PM, Andrew Culp wrote:
> > I, and a group of friends, are more than willing to post to SB
> > IMC. We participate in a lot of grassroots events including direct
> > action. We have sadly not been able to post because of the recent
> > demise of the website has been.
> > What needs to be done, maybe we can contribute some resources?
> > Meetings are the only thing that scare most of us away.
> > Andrew
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: sbimc-general-bounces at lists.indymedia.org on behalf of
> > Dorothy Littlejohn
> > Sent: Wed 1/10/2007 10:07 PM
> > To: Santa Barbara IMC; SBIMC
> > Subject: [SBIMC-general] close up website
> > I'd like to propose that we close down the SB Indymedia website
> > altogether, since it has not been functional for the past 6 months or
> > so. We just don't have the people power to keep it going. We have
> > been unsuccessful in replacing the people we originally had in the
> > group who were so gung-ho grass roots media, and it has been a real
> > struggle to keep the site going. Although it has been on the grid for
> > the early part of the year, the numbers of people posting has been
> > continually declining . We haven't even gotten many complaints, that
> > I know of at least, from readers complaining about us being off the
> > grid.
> > I have run out of enthusiasm to keep this effort going any longer. I
> > would like to see us take the website off the Indymedia grid and
> > network, return all our funds to Fund for Santa Barbara, and just
> > call it quits. The media has changed recently with blogging and video
> > blogging and that may be a factor in this demise.
> > Dorothy
> > http://people2peopletv.blogspot.com/
> > dlittlejohn1 at cox.net
> > 962-8415
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