Hi Fediverse 👋
this is for everyone interested in supporting switching.software 🙂
Here is my proposal on how to reorganize and improve the codebase of the website:
I would really appreciate your feedback - comment right here or on the issue 🗨️
Also, who would like to join the effort? And don't worry, we will figure out the "how" together - soon after the proposal is community-approved 😁
@switchingsoftware I really like your ideas 👍 I wish I could help but I don't have much free time currently.Maybe I can help with new pages later or you can ask me whenever you need help but as I'm working on moving one of my forums to new software and own hardware,I can't help with completely rebuilding another page right now 😢
@nipos no problem 🙂 Good luck with your projects
@succfemboi jeah, exactly - so happy about it, the cliffhanger at the end of season 1 was making me craaaaazy 😅
@switchingsoftware maybe you can join forces with our community at ptio , exposing eachothers website and get cross community action going :)
@blacklight447 Good idea, thanks for sharing it here! I will have a look, let's see what's possible there 👍
@switchingsoftware I like the proposal and I'm willing to help!
@jaredmoody Thanks, I will @ you when the party begins 😁
@switchingsoftware The potential for automated extraction from the existing pages is high. However, I believe you are taking the correct strategy by defining a target format while leaving the method of page conversion into that format to the individual contributors. Nothing is slower than someone who swears their script will work tomorrow, and manual entry does function. This is the same blend of automation viability and manual entry which serves OSM so well. By modelling on a working instance of the same site type, you've eliminated all "new design" concerns. In short, I approve, and hope to find time to assist.
@feonixrift Thanks for your feedback 🙂
@DHeadshot I will have a look at static site generators - right now, I have no experience with then 🙃
@switchingsoftware Hi there, question: who are you?
Your bio says “formerly known as switching.social” but I spoke to the person who was running (and shut down – for personal reasons – switching.social) and they said they don’t know who’s running this and that they’re not involved.
Can you please clarify?
@aral in this pinned toot @switchingsoftware says the owner is @tobias.
@aral fixed my profile description - hope this is fine 🙂
@switchingsoftware 👌 Thank you so much. I’m sure the original author will also appreciate it if they happen upon it :)
It's a project to reconstruct the work from switching.social after disappearing.
It appeared after the original author disappeared without any notice from one day to the other.If you have contact to them, please tell that I and I guess a lot of other people, wish him the best :)
@tobias is currently reconstructing the website and resources.
(I'm just a bystander but enjoy both's work, the original switching.social as well as the new switching.software)
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