Okay, I will update Drupal. I was on track to do this last year, when
I got hit on my bicycle by a hit-and-run driver. Really.
Anyone here have a white vehicle with a me shaped dent in the hood?
I will get with Ryan on this.
Thanks for reminding me! (of the update, not the hit)
On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 6:53 AM, Ross Singer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Dec 4, 2012, at 9:47 AM, Tom Keays <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Or just use Reddit's OS codebase*.
> Unless you're volunteering to host and maintain this...
> Seriously, folks, if we can't even figure out how to upgrade our Drupal instance to a version that was released this decade, we shouldn't be discussing *new* implementations of *anything* that we have to host ourselves.
>> * though I'm personally hoping there won't be another channel to keep track
>> On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 9:33 AM, Shaun Ellis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> On 12/3/12 2:14 PM, MJ Ray wrote:
>>>> This listserv looks threaded to me. Maybe you need to upgrade
>>>> Thunderbird, although I could have sworn it's done threaded for
>>>> a while now.
>>> I was thinking of something that has a "Vote to Promote" feature. I feel
>>> that it's important to give folks a chance to support ideas even if they
>>> don't have a lot to add comment-wise. It's a good way to gauge interest
>>> among folks who are not "top talkers". The "Vote to Promote" pattern is
>>> designed as an unobtrusive, democratic way to show support for ideas and
>>> focus the discussion toward constructive commentary .
>>> Interestingly enough, the RailsBridge curriculum project implements a
>>> simple version of this pattern as its core project. I wonder if it
>>> would be a good starting point for a collaborative project? Everyone who
>>> takes the workshop will know how this app works and should be able to add
>>> to it in the months that follow the conference.
>>> One of the MIT Mentorship Program tips  recommends making sure mentors
>>> get something in return (that it's not all giving on the part of the
>>> mentor). Since, according to Jonathan, we have a paucity of volunteer
>>> coders, perhaps the RailsBridge app could be an ongoing github project and
>>> a way to enlist more volunteers to give back to Code4Lib. Mentees might be
>>> expected to contribute something after the workshop and get a feel for
>>> software collaboration on github with their mentors in a helpful
>>> Whether or not people would use such a tool in addition to the listserv, I
>>> don't know. Vote to Promote requires a critical mass to make it
>>> worthwhile, but it's hard to gauge actual support without testing it.
>>>  http://ui-patterns.com/**patterns/VoteToPromote<http://ui-patterns.com/patterns/VoteToPromote>
>>>  http://docs.railsbridge.org/**curriculum/<http://docs.railsbridge.org/curriculum/>
>>>  http://mit.edu/uaap/prog_tips.**html<http://mit.edu/uaap/prog_tips.html>
>>>> Unless you do something pretty silly - like insisting everyone
>>>> register with github
>>> Unfortunately, in order to collaborate on the anti-harrassment policy, you
>>> do need to have a github account, or lobby someone who does to make a
>>> change for you. But I think most would agree that's better than hashing
>>> out such details on this list.
>>> Shaun D. Ellis
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