[Linux-aus] Linux Australia Website

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.org.au
Mon Nov 20 08:43:02 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-11-19 at 07:01 +1100, Pia Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="James Purser">
> > With regards to member_db there is a couple of different ways we could
> > attack it. Firstly we could have it hang off the main site as a
> > subdomain or a directory as Jeff suggests, or we can integrate it into
> > the main site, both have good and bad points.
> Here is a simple answer for you. I know Joomla does this, and I'm sure
> others can but jus thave a wrapper around the current member_db page. I have
> a wrapper around a planet feed for my ASK-OSS project at
> http://ask-oss.mq.edu.au/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=72 so it looks
> like a normal part of the site, but it is just the site wrapper around an
> existing thing.
> That way you ca use your existing infrastructure without any mucking around
> :)

Thanks Pia for the solid example of how this can technically work
without lots of hacking back end code and rewriting planet to be in
($Joomla language)

Stewart Smith (stewart at linux.org.au)
Committee Member, Linux Australia

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