Re: [linux-audio-dev] More about consolidation of the Linux audio online resources (was: linuxdj...)

From: Eric Dantan Rzewnicki <rzewnickie@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Thu Feb 23 2006 - 22:46:16 EET

What type of hosting service does have now in terms of
space, bandwidth, accesibility of physical site admins and access for
remote site maintainers?

On Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 09:51:31PM -0500, ico wrote:
> Hi all,
> A couple days ago I sent an e-mail on this topic due to some initial positive
> feedback, yet not much has happened since... (it may very well be that a lot
> of people are very busy with LAC preparations (-: ). At any rate, please allow
> me to reiterate what I've mentioned before in hope that this time it may
> elicit some fruitful discussion on this IMHO very important topic.
> Best,
> Ico
> It appears to me that there were at least a few members of the LAD/LAU list
> who have expressed interest in having LAD site somehow integrated in the
> I believe that this would be a very encouraging step towards
> consolidating online LA resources into one site which would IMHO ultimately
> make LA users' lives a lot easier as well as make the overall LA scene look
> more professional to the outsiders/potential adopters. I see this kind of an
> idea as a first step towards a much more demanding goal--integration of other
> online resources, i.e. Dave's LA software page. I could see this integration
> happening via a single Wiki page that would contain detailed
> info/screenshots/documentation/mailing-list and other pertinent info for every
> LA software available out there. Naturally, linking these lists is also a
> possibility, yet the very thought of having one place with unified appearance
> that would provide all the necessary info, including documentation,
> application-specific mailing lists etc. seems IMHO truly inspiring.
> Such a project obviously bears a huge overhead. I can also see devs objecting
> to the redundancy of information that may be already available on their
> software's dedicated website. The solution to both problems would be asking
> devs and/or their project maintainers/helpers to assist with the generation of
> their software's Wiki page which should adhere to certain predetermined
> standards and then also providing a link to their original project's page.
> Yes, there would be some redundancy, but a vast number of projects could
> greatly benefit from such a consolidation, including one of the most
> important, yet often neglected aspects--proper documentation.
> For this reason, I would like to use this opportunity to possibly elicit a
> discussion on this matter and hopefully get the ball rolling :-).

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