[CREATE] Fwd: Re: [LGF-LGA] Ok, let's start with a website
jon at rejon.org
jon at rejon.org
Thu Aug 12 18:29:27 PDT 2010
This whole thread...what's the addage about painting a bikeshed? It
underscores my point about distractions from accomplishing a mission. Are we
here to make sites or a Foundation, both often covers for trying to raise
money to raise money, or are we trying to get creative apps to work together
better and build a flourishing creative community?
Also, I will point out the irony that all of our communication happens on
the create list and wiki.
What's the point again? Or rather where is the concrete realidad to this
Ok, im going to go back to getting LGM day at Foss.asia lined up, LGM book,
and then get sponsors for both...
On Aug 13, 2010 5:54 AM, "Yuval Levy" <create07 at sfina.com> wrote:
> On August 12, 2010 01:10:21 pm Camille Bissuel wrote:
>> On Drupal, my website (www.yagraph.org) is based on Drupal 6, and I never
>> succeeded to set up i18n correctly despites my efforts (I gived up).
>> I can try again...
>> Can you be more explicit on the Drupal tools ?
> these notes are unusually scant, even for my standards:
> # In Admin > Site Building > Modules enable the optional core modules
> translation, Locale, Path.
> # In Admin > Settings > Language set up the languages. Click on Add to add
> them, set their priorities with Weight (smaller = higher prio), then
> to Path prefix with language fallback.
> # In Admin > Content > Types, enable Multilingual support with translation
> under Workflow Settings. Repeat for all content types that you want to
> # Enter new content to be translated and define its language. Language
> content will not be set for translation
> # In Admin > Build > Block enable the language switcher block
> # To set the front page per language, edit the node for the home page by
> setting the URL path to something like "home". Repeat that on every home
> in every language. Then in Admin > Settings > Site Information set the
> front page to "home". Yo can replace "home" with any unique URL name.
> # in User Management -> Permissions grant permissions to administer
> translate menus, translate content (if you want the functionality to be
> # add the following block to settings.php
> $conf['i18n_variables'] = array(
> // Site name, slogan, mission, etc..
> // Different front page for each language
> // Primary and secondary links
> // Contact form information
> * http://drupal.org/node/313272
> * http://drupal-translation.com/
> this was February 2009, I am sorry I can't be more explicit/helpful than
> I still think that the wheel is being reinvented too often. What's wrong
> the create wiki (other than the domain name, on which I agree with Ale?)
> Jon exposed the redundancy of web efforts pretty well a few days ago and I
> agree with most of what he wrote. The difficulty is not to set up a
> it is to keep it running and not looking stale. Another website will just
> spread the resources even more thin. But if you feel the urge to express
> yourself in a website, go ahead. It's your time / effort.
> I don't agree with Jon's statements on the broader scope beyond graphics.
> LG should yes be flexible about its boundaries and welcome related project
> (e.g. in the audio or video fields) when the opportunity arise, but it
> first and foremost stay focused on its core (graphics) mission to avoid
> spreading the resources too thin or diluting the conference too much.
> My 2 (non-participating) cents
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