[PGCanada] Re: Plans for website

Jen Zed jenzed at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 09:00:10 PDT 2005

hmmmm...yeah, I should probably think of the site architecture as
"core" (book search / book display) and "extended" (accounts,
favourites, tagging, etc). The "extended" interface could be enabled
or disabled by the webmaster or the user (or based on the language
selected on the portal page) ... more on the wiki:

Good feedback, Andrew - thanks for preventing me from riding madly off
in all directions. :)


On Apr 7, 2005 9:37 AM, Andrew Sly <sly at victoria.tc.ca> wrote:
> I must admit that I am partial to the idea of a simple
> interface that anyone can come to and get the text he
> wants. I'm not particularly attached to the idea of
> presenting a text (like the German Projekt Gutenberg-DE)
> in one part of the screen and surrounding it with
> other information.
> While we are dreaming, a dream of mine is to have a
> simple, basic, stable interface to the collection which
> can be translated into multiple languages. (Anything
> that changes too often would likely pose a problem
> in requiring updates to different language versions.)
> Andrew
> On Thu, 7 Apr 2005, Jen Zed wrote:
> > As an update, my work on the site is coming along. I've got some
> > simple wire-frames posted on the wiki:
> > http://www.jenzed.com/pgcawiki/pmwiki.php?n=Main.Wireframes. I'd
> > appreciate people's comments and ideas about how they'd like the site
> > to look / work / etc. Please feel free to post thoughts either here or
> > on the wiki.
> >
> > Currently, I'm experimenting with Drupal (http://www.drupal.org) as
> > our front-end and  content-management system, but I've yet to arrive
> > at the stage where I can validate that it will meet our needs. I
> > expect that I'll have a prototype up within two or three weeks.
> >

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