[www-features] Re: [www-tech] feature suggestion interface
john at manifestor.org
Tue Apr 26 12:03:20 PDT 2005
On Tue, Apr 26, 2005 at 05:58:21PM +0100, Chris wrote:
> Very cool, perhaps link the list names in the text at the
> top of the page to the listinfo pages?
yeah, this is obviously something i should have done. chalk it up to
trying to finish it in the wee hours of the morning.
> Is spam / newswire posts being posted here be an issue?
> I'd be very tempted to make the email address required and
> then to use this email address for the From: field of the
> email that is sent to the lists as a anti-spam feature.
for just spam postings, we can block them using mir's anti abuse
features. if we really want to, we can use the originating ip of the
computer used to post as a mail from header (so like
featuresuggestion at xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) so mailman can block things.
> Also perhaps there should be some notes on this page about
> what is expected of a feature -- links to other IMC sites
> etc... and some text saying that things that are not
> considered suitable as features will be posted to the open
> newswire (or would this be a problem to implement with the
> two different Mir sites?)
i'll move open postings into the www-features mir. my thought was
that feature suggestions should go up immediately on the op wire
before promotion, so comments and translations can be added while its
in the editorial queue.
i should probably make a "rejected feature" article type so editors
can keep the queue flowing easier.
> Good idea, if the email is sent as the submitter then we
> should make it clear that it's going to an open list.
yeah, if we are going to compromise anonymity we need to be clear
> > 1) finalize the english text
> > 2) tweak the interface
> > 3) install it on indymedia.org
> > 4) get translations for the english text
> > 5) put a link to this thing somewhere/everywhere so
> > people know to use it
> Sounds like a plan :-)
ok, i'll take the comments that have come in so far, fix up the texts, install this thing, and put the strings on translations.indymedia.org.
this is where my public key can be found:
gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 03817826
Key fingerprint = 6C11 8D70 2ADE EFA9 498D 72CB 77EA 391A 0381 7826
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