[openbeos] Re: BeOS "knowledge base"

  • From: "Michael Phipps" <mphipps1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 00:13:52 -0400

>> I would actually rather turn that around a little. 
>> If you or anyone has some tutorial or something along those lines 
>> that you want hosted, send it to me. We are collecting "stuff" for the 
>new website and any tutorials or anything would be great. 
>> I also want to put all of the old BeOS newsletters online. Basically, 
>> the theory is that our website would be a single point of contact for 
>anyone wanting to develop or use R5/OBOS. As a service to the 
>community, really. 
>A very worthy goal Michael.
>I feel this is more the realm of beunited.org though - that should be 
>the single point of contact for all information common to all the OSBOS 
>projects. The design for the developer portal already includes things 
>like BeOS API tutorials, and Be newsletter articles.

Hmmm. I had forgotten all about the developer portal coming. 

>The OBOS site should contain OBOS-specific things, like an overview of 
>the source code, the "getting started - what tools are needed" 
>document, etc, etc.

Maybe with links to what BU has...

>Beunited are aiming to be the place to hold all development on all OBOS 
>platforms - therefore the general documentation makes more sense to be 
>stored there. Even if, in a few years from now, OBOS (or B.E.OS or 
>whatever) are the only OS still about, beunited will still exist to 
>host all kinds of development projects for the OS (both closed and open 
>source) and is the perfect central repository of information for 
>Keep your website focused on your project, a few docs about OBOS 
>specifics, and links to beunited for general developer information.
>My 2'peneth worth

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