[web-team] [svlug] Slides, lecture notes

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Feb 7 17:51:58 PST 2011

I wrote:

> There's something not yet covered on
> http://www.svlug.org/teams/web-team.php that really ought to be:
> how we deal with presenter slides, presenter notes, etc.  If you feel
> inspired, you could edit that page.  ;->
> In short, here's what we do.  As an example, SVLUG hears that talk
> slides and notes are going to be available from February 2011 speaker
> Rick Moen.  So, a member of the Web Team sshes into www.svlug.org and goes
> to the document root directory (e.g., via the handy 'www' symlink we
> give you in your homedir):
> rick at gruyere:~$ cd www
> rick at gruyere:~/www$ cd prev
> rick at gruyere:~/www/prev$ 
> rick at gruyere:~/www/prev$ mkdir 2011feb 
> rick at gruyere:~/www/prev$
> The 'prev' directory is where we house _all_ such stuff:
> When the speaker furnishes the slides, notes, whatever, you scp (or
> whatever) them into there:

I forgot to mention:  _Normally_, we add mention of the slides only 
as a news item on svlug-news.txt, which is then parsed by the PHP
interpreter to create the SVLUG News column on the site front page and
the cumulative news.php page.

How that works, generally, is covered in comment lines inside
svlug-news.txt.  And you can observe the syntax in existing news items
in that file.

If you have any question, ask.

I figure I should flesh out the _regular_ procedure (distinct from your
idea of also adding slides/talks/etc. links to entries in prevmeet.php), 
because I had said 'here's what we do' and pointed out the relatively
scant coverage of this matter on http://www.svlug.org/teams/web-team.php .

That is, the cited Web Team page _does_ describe how svlug-news.txt
works, but doesn't detail the bit about making directories under
www/prev to house slides, etc., nor about the lingering file ownership

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