Re: When to publish the front page? Alaric Snell-Pym 25 Nov 2020 10:14 UTC
On 25/11/2020 01:02, Arthur A. Gleckler wrote:

> It's a good idea to have a simple social contract, but not one that is so
> simple that the home page becomes nothing more than a list of subdomains.
> We need inviting and interesting information on the home page to persuade
> people that it's worth revisiting.  If the home page isn't interesting and
> useful on its own, it will be harder to attract people to subdomains.
> Perhaps each subdomain could provide a URL that will contain a blurb that
> can be presented on the home page.  Even better, each subdomain could
> provide an RSS feed that can be used to push some of its information to the
> home page as well.

And if that's deemed too burdensome for now, we could have the first
paragraph be "New to Scheme? See Want the
latest Scheme news? See" and thus delegate
maintaining the fresh and inviting stuff to subprojects - but I do agree
that having the homepage pull some "latest news" from subdomains would
be pretty neat.

Alaric Snell-Pym   (M0KTN neé M7KIT)