[EventCalendar] Re: EventCalendar Digest, Vol 36, Issue 5

Rick Ankrum texbiker at texbiker.net
Wed Oct 8 17:23:25 UTC 2008

I will volunteer to be on the committee. I do not program per se but I can
write or contribute to the docs.

Rick Ankrum

   Rick Ankrum
   Texas Bicycling Information & More

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> Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2008 08:32:04 -0500
> From: "Rick Boatright" <rboatright at gmail.com>
> Subject: [EventCalendar] Wordpress 2,   6+ and BigCalendar modifications
>        per Derek, Mary and David
> To: "Support for EventCalendar plugin" <eventcalendar at firetree.net>
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> David,  can you please post your diff's?
> What did you change and where?
> Ideally, the BEST thing would be to compare against the 2.5+ patched
> version
> currently in the SVN repository at sourceforge.
> Guys,  I wonder if we have enough interest to seriously consider a fork of
> this...  EC3BC or some such.  The problem with everyone posting "complete
> plugins" is that it makes it hard for everyone ELSE to figure out what
> you're changing.
> Who would be up to be on a committee to put together a NEW   EC3BC blog
> site
> and host the patched version?
> What I don't want to have happend is what's happened when Alex went away
> and
> no one ELSE has the ability to post to the EC3 blog.
> Open source projects have well defined lifespans based on that sort of
> problem and the only solution I know of is a large enough community of
> contributors.
> Ideally, I would like to see four or five people on the committee with
> admin
> privlidges on the blog so that as folks go away, someone still has the
> ability to bring up a NEW person.
> If we're going to do this,  I think there's three elements that will be
> nessesary:
>   1.  new blog with a team who can post to it, and who can moderate
>   comments.
>   2. a wiki to help with documentation.  It took me a half day of reading
>   code the first time before the penny dropped on how to make a page with a
>   bigcalendar.
>   3. Forum rather than mailing list?   I'm not saying we have to but
>   really, mailing lists are so 20th century.
> Anyway,  Who's up?  (Note, I don't think you have to be much of a
> to be on that team.  In particular we need a documentation person.  :-)
> Rick
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