Drobe :: The archives
About Drobe | Contact | RSS | Twitter | Tech docs | Downloads | BBC Micro

Confirm comment report request

(I'm the person who put these sites up by the way!)

harmsy: I agree that dmoz.org is probably the best place for the directory information, and perhaps we should put more effort in that direction instead of into this old thing of mine. It's just that I find the Category Editor model unappealing, and I find the dmoz approach to updating submissions rather awkward.

In short, this whole thing is based on the assumption that most folks would probably have the time to keep their own entries up to date, but that too few people have the time to keep a whole dmoz category up to date. I'd actually prefer to be proven wrong on this point.

Perhaps it is possible to automagically synchronize the dmoz and Nutshells directories? e.g. The Nutshells site becomes an interface for making the submission of updates to dmoz really easy? Ideas welcome!

Of the suggestions I have already received about the site (thanks folks!), one that stands out is that the 'nutshells' idea should perhaps be used for storing FAQ-style information. Indeed, this was the idea behind the 'Solutions' section, perhaps with links to longer articles in the actual Wiki? This kind of thing may be a more use than yet another link directory.

I'll be adding the suggestions to the Wiki as they come in - feel free to add your own!

Cheers, Andy Jackson

 is a RISC OS Userbeardedstoat on 21/5/04 5:22PM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Click on the button below to confirm you wish to flag up this comment to the website's administrators. Abuse of this service will be frowned upon and it should only be used to notify us of comments that are extremely distasteful, indecent or otherwise unlawful. If you disagree with an opinion expressed or fact stated in a comment, please take part in the debate rather than expect it to be removed.

Return to the drobe.co.uk front page

Details

Reporting user / IP: / 34.229.97.16
Comment GID: 10551
Timestamp: Sun, 24 Mar 2019 17:04:52 +0000

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • The Intel XScale conundrum
    Chin up, could be worse
     20 comments, latest by steelpillow on 26/8/05 6:53PM. Published: 25 Aug 2005

  • Random article

  • Castle move to Cambridge rumoured
    Speculation knows no bounds
     24 comments, latest by TonyStill on 5/12/05 10:01PM. Published: 1 Dec 2005

  • Useful links

    News and media:
    IconbarMyRISCOSArcSiteRISCOScodeANSC.S.A.AnnounceArchiveQercusRiscWorldDrag'n'DropGAG-News

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    Dealers:
    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster

    Usergroups:
    WROCCRONENKACCIRUGSASAUGROUGOLRONWUGMUGWAUGGAGRISCOS.be

    Useful:
    RISCOS.org.ukRISCOS.orgRISCOS.infoFilebaseChris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collectionNetSurf

    Non-RISC OS:
    The RegisterThe InquirerApple InsiderBBC NewsSky NewsGoogle Newsxkcddiodesign


    © 1999-2009 The Drobe Team. Some rights reserved, click here for more information
    Powered by MiniDrobeCMS, based on J4U | Statistics
    "Leaking tit bits creates rumours, confusion and often mangles facts"
    Page generated in 0.1023 seconds.