I’ve started migrating content to the Wiki Site. I am hoping this will work out well. We need a couple of things.
- Decide on a theme for this site, customize it to make it a Bioperl style. Consider having a unifying style across all the O|B|F sites as Chris started doing with the foundation site.
- Generate a project image (or several that can be rotated) for the header on the site, something with a camel and DNA and images of phylogenetic trees and BLAST searches would be cool.
- Generate a bioperl logo. I’ve started playing with a few things, I’ll upload ideas next week.
- Migrate static content (DIST) and content that is synced from CVS (SRC, HOWTOs) over here. Also some of the Core Documentation pages are pod2html ified and I think we need to figure out how to keep them up to date.
I imagine that this site would be a place to post announcements, blog current code updates, and provide a simple clean interface to Bioperl information. The Wiki site will provide more community documentation and a way to keep tutorials and installation help up-to-date.
I’m going to start a wiki list of these things that need to be done so we can coordinate our efforts and get ideas from the community.
There was a request for a forum-like software, something like Genetic Software Forum that has been setup. But this would duplicate some of the email list traffic and I am not sure that we can get developers to both read email and post to the website forum. We are stick in the mud about some things I suspect.