Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] A couple of points on the state of linux audio apps (documentation)
From: Paul Winkler (pw_lists_AT_slinkp.com)
Date: Tue Feb 26 2002 - 06:23:49 EET
On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 09:46:48PM -0500, Eric Dantan Rzewnicki wrote:
> I want to help. :)
> Paul, I attempted to run a link checking program on Dave's site last
> night. The results were less than useful.
... because you find out which are broken, but not where they went, right?
That's the usual problem. No good solution unfortunately. Link checkers
are more like a notification that something's wrong. They're useless
for actually solving the problem.
> thing, but perhaps I could commit to checking one section. Given your
> plans for a new and improved database driven site w/ form-based
> submissions and editing, do you see checking the links manually as worth
> the time?
I know of no other way, unfortunately.
My plan is to work on the framework first before fiddling with content.
> I too think Dave's categories are good starting point.
When I'm ready, I think I'll go further and try to automatically slurp
stuff from Dave's site into the database. That'll be a good head start.
> I'm working full time and also have other projects going. But, I do have
> some time and would really like to help out. I know Python somewhat and
> have a little experience working with it. I've worked with the
> DocumentTemplate module from Zope, too. So, I may be able to help out
> some if needed with scripting stuff.
Now you're talking! I was planning on using Zope, and Python is my
language of choice. Although in Zope, I prefer using ZPT
instead of DTML.
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