[UPHPU] project?

Wade Preston Shearer groups at anavidesign.com
Fri Jul 25 09:34:58 MDT 2003


i am all over a knowledgebase! i have collected a lot of info and want 
someway to search/display it too.


On Thursday, Jul 24, 2003, at 15:47 US/Mountain, Mitch Anderson wrote:

>
> I've been slowly working on my own blog/rss news/photo album type of
> site, because I haven't liked anyone elses that i've seen... I've taken
> bits and pieces from others that have the functionality I want and I've
> been rewritting them to all work together...  I know this isnt a new
> thing, but I've been doing it as a learning thing, as I'm just picking
> up PHP... And I really don't like how others have written their
> sites...  I would like it to be something where you could easily modify
> and change any and every aspect of it, with out digging through code 
> for
> a couple days just to figure out how it works.  And each piece would be
> removable as long as you keep the main dependancy files... anyway, 
> thats
> my thoughts.
>
> Or a Knowledge base would be good.  I've been wanting to write one of
> those... for my own uses, so I could write down things I figure out and
> make it searchable so i don't have to relearn/figure out something...
>
> Mitch
>
> On Wed, 2003-07-23 at 09:45, District Webmaster wrote:
>> When I think about it, I really probably have a different problem -- I
>> have a bazillion ideas (a "bazillion," written numerically, is a "1"
>> followed by a bazillion zeros). There's probably a winner in there,
>> somewhere. Just gotta figure out which one it is . . .
>>
>> It doesn't have to be a _new_ project either -- we could always
>> hijack/fork/rename an existing project we think could be better. We're
>> probably better off thinking small at first, but maybe not.
>>
>> I also wonder, quite frankly, about the dangers of implosion. A lot of
>> projects get off to a good start with a lot of fanfare, but soon the
>> group implodes and descends in to a flamewar. (Postnuke, anyone?)
>>
>> One project that is of current interest to me is RSS news feeds. I've
>> been using Magpie, and it's pretty good. I read in the notes that the
>> developer is looking at adding RSS feed autodiscovery functionality.
>> Since that was somthing I thought was useful, I sat down aqnd hammered
>> out an object that begins to accomplish that. Then I emailed what I
> had
>> into what was aparently a black hole -- I never got any comment or
>> direction back. I've thought about just doing my own implementation,
> but
>> haven't yet.
>>
>> Anyway, enough of my ramblings for now.
>>
>> Dave
>>
>>
>>>>> Jacob Fugal <jacob at fugal.net> 07/23/03 8:49 AM >>>
>>
>> I'm in the same boat as you Dave as far as no ideas, but if anyone
> else
>> has any ideas, I'd love to help, as I'm sure several others on the
> list
>> would be. Just let us know if y'all have any ideas you want to
>> implement.
>>
>> Jacob Fugal
>>
>>
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