[Bf-committers] New blog: code.blender.org (proposal)

Michael McLay mclay at mjmoi.com
Tue Nov 16 16:41:10 CET 2010

On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 12:09 PM, Ton Roosendaal <ton at blender.org> wrote:

> For temporary docs, work in progress, and other interesting
> development updates, both blender.org cms and wiki fail to satisfy.

> I think of setting up a blog (wordpress) code.blender.org, with
> following features;
> - cool design (of course!)
> - only serious posts, on topic, exclusively for people with svn-write
> account on Blender
> - side bar with svn commit history
> - navigation to tracker, wiki docs, and other stuff that's on
> projects.b.o now
> The code.blender.org front end can then become a nice attractive &
> lively entry point for curious new devs as well.
> But, I would use it to
> document small new features, instead of doing it on blender.org cms.

If the primary purpose of the blog is simply to "Document small new
features", then there is an alternative available that could serve this
purpose. I just created an example
blueprint<https://blueprints.launchpad.net/blender>on launchpad that
describes how a blueprint could be used to achieve most of
the goals outlined for code.blender.org.

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