[Talk-GB] UKOSM - technical aspects
danstowell+osm at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 08:22:40 UTC 2016
I was going to wait until later to say exactly what Paul just said...
2016-01-11 6:56 GMT+00:00 Jez Nicholson <jez.nicholson at gmail.com>:
> +1 what Paul said
> On Mon, 11 Jan 2016 at 06:35, Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com> wrote:
>> On 1/10/2016 1:47 PM, Harry Wood wrote:
>> For an OSMUK website you mean? I have a few ideas about that, and would
>> like to be involved.
>> Certainly I'd like to see something done in an openly editable way so it's
>> not too much of a centralised "request changes from the chief" situation.
>> Code in github is a great way to help with that. Maybe *content* in github
>> too, if we use some file-based system. Although I have some whacky wiki
>> content syndication ideas too.
>> I've just set up an osmuk organisation on github as a placeholder for this
>> I strongly recommend some kind of static page generator, e.g. Jekyll.
>> Initially you're unlikely to need anything else, and maintenance is
>> substantially easier than dynamic options.
>> You may later need something involving server-side programming, but no
>> website yet, you should try to get off the ground quickly and leave more
>> complicated features until later.
>> Jekyll also has the advantage that you can use GitHub pages for hosting if
>> you want. It's not always the best option, but if it does work it's one of
>> the lowest maintenance ones.
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