[TAG] Re: [Lgang] linuxgazette.net down......
jimregan at o2.ie
Sat May 22 23:02:18 MSD 2004
Mike Orr wrote:
>I would definitely get the readers involved in the question of LG's
>direction. Maybe start a thread in TAG saying we're evaluating LG's
>role given the changes in the Linux landscape, and would like reader
>input. Perhaps Jim could write a background article introducing this
>topic. Also mention in TAG we're concerned about the drop in
>(querent|author) participation since the move to LG.net, and want to
>explore how we can (1) make LG more relevant, (2) promote it to those
>who don't know about the LG.net site.
Tips I'd like to see, which I think would encourage contributions
outside the usual range of TAG. I started writing a much longer bit on
the subject, but in short, the Linux learning curve has dropped a lot,
and TAG's hasn't dropped with it. Looking at the mailbag/2 cent tips/TAG
in the last few months doesn't show much difference from 2 or 3 years
ago. Apart from version numbers. People still read LG, but newbies are
looking for solutions that are both aesthetic and functional, not just
* Rick's PHP FAQ scripts
Why? PHP is a huge topic, and gets little mention
* Ben's bookmarklets
Why? Mozilla is a huge topic.
* Lew Pitcher's links answer
(It's sufficiently different from Jim's previous answer to be worthy of
inclusion--goes down some strange alleys at the end :)
Why? Linux is still a 'nix.
(It was conflicting with a broken install of Linky
(http://linky.mozdev.org/), so far as I can figure out--the perils of
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