[Melbourne-pm] PerlNet

Scott Penrose scottp at dd.com.au
Wed Jan 11 17:38:58 PST 2006

Thanks Paul. You and Jacinta have made a great site.


On 12/01/2006, at 12:13, Paul Fenwick wrote:

> G'day Everyone,
> <hat class="PerlNet">
> It looks like we've had a very active discussion regarding both  
> PerlNet, and the
> Melbourne.PM website in general.  I'm glad to see this is getting  
> so much
> interest, and I hope to use this opportunity to clarify a few matters.
> There's a page at http://perl.net.au/wiki/ 
> PerlNet:PerlNet_and_User_Groups which
> describes PerlNet and what it can and cannot do for user-groups.  I  
> hope that it
> answers a number of questions that have been raised on the list.   
> If you have a
> question that it doesn't answer, then please feel free to add it to  
> that page,
> mention it on the discussion page, or even raise it with myself  
> directly.
> I want to stress that all content on PerlNet is governed by an open  
> source
> license (http://perl.net.au/wiki/PerlNet:Copyrights).  Everyone is  
> welcome to
> use PerlNet content and contributions for their own sites and  
> projects.  If
> Melbourne.PM members would like to develop content or ideas with  
> the intention
> of these appearing on the main Melbourne.PM or other sites, then  
> PerlNet
> provides a simple way of doing this right now with a minimum of  
> effort and overhead.
> If Melbourne.PM does not wish to use PerlNet as it main page, then  
> Melb.PM and
> its members are still welcome and encouraged to take advantage of  
> the other
> features of the site.  Melbourne.PM is also very welcome to use  
> PerlNet as a
> main page on a temporary basis, to provide easy collaboration and  
> content until
> the final Melbourne.PM site is ready.  Pages can be generated  
> without the wiki
> navigation by adding '?printable=yes' to any URL, and there are  
> both Perl
> modules and other tools for extracting and exporting wiki content.
> For everyone who has contributed to PerlNet already, thank-you!
> </hat>
> <hat class="Perl Training Australia">
> There's been a few suggestions that Perl Training Australia could  
> provide
> separate hosting facilities for Melbourne.pm.  I consider this to  
> be a different
> discussion to that of PerlNet.  Using PerlNet in any way does not  
> preclude or
> exclude any future hosting arrangements for Melbourne.pm in any way.
> There was a suggestion that hosting two wikis on the same server  
> would be little
> more effort than hosting one.  Unfortunately, in my experience this  
> isn't as
> easy as it sounds.  Two wikis usually means separate maintenance  
> and monitoring
> for each, and very often the separate development of tools,  
> policies, templates,
> and contributors.
> </hat>
> All the very best,
> 	Paul
> -- 
> Paul Fenwick <pjf at perltraining.com.au> | http://perltraining.com.au/
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