Conversation on promoting feed items
Paul W. Frields
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Tue Nov 9 20:54:48 UTC 2010
On Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 08:41:23PM +0100, Peter Borsa wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 4:45 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Interesting conversation on #fedora-mktg and I wanted it to be seen by
> > others who are working or considering working with us on
> > Drupal/Insight. The first bit concerns the PHP requirement for Feeds:
> > <asrob> stickster: btw I tested Feeds module last week, it runs very
> > well with PHP 5.2
> > <stickster> asrob: So is the requirement in error then?
> > asrob: Might be worth emailing the maintainers to see whether they
> > can describe exactly what the requirement is for -- if we don't use a
> > specific feature, for example, we could simply proceed
> > <asrob> stickster: I solved it
> > <stickster> asrob: Can you describe this on the list please?
> > Peter, can you give us some more information about what you solved
> > here and in what situations we might still need an upgraded PHP (if at
> > all)?
> Yeah, Feeds module have a few requirements like Ctools module.
> The solution is simple, we have to install other modules from drupal.org.
> Feeds works with PHP 5.2 well.
OK, again to ensure we're requirements driven, and not feature driven,
let's make sure these requirements (for Phase 2) are on the wiki page:
If there are additional modules needed, please note them as well.
> > * * *
> > The next bit concerns how Feeds works against content to create nodes
> > in Drupal:
> > <asrob> stickster: yeah, but there is a problem with Feeds, it creates
> > nodes from the imported things
> > stickster: imho we don't want to this
> > <stickster> asrob: I think we want to avoid that, correct
> > Oh wait
> > asrob: Actually, in specific situations we may *want* to create nodes
> > In other words, we want to be able to take a copy of a posted blog
> > entry on the Planet that is a very good post or piece of news.
> > Then we can promote it on Insight, without having all of the posts
> > from the Planet listed.
> > <asrob> hm
> > <stickster> Maybe making a node in that case is actually desirable
> > <asrob> okay, I will see what can I do
> > <asrob> stickster: a solution, we import news into the moderation
> > queue of drupal and the moderators review these things <-- what think
> > about of this?
> > <asrob> ahh
> > <asrob> stickster: what do you think about this? ^^
> > <stickster> asrob: That could work -- it matches the workflow I was
> > thinking of
> > In other words, it looks something like this:
> > 1. Someone on the Marketing team sees a good post on Planet that
> > should be promoted
> > 2. Visit Insight/Drupal to import or approve/promot post
> > 3. Post appears in a recent community news area
> > <asrob> ah, I see, this is very helpful information
> > Basically, in the next phase we'd like Insight to hold more community
> > created material. We want to be able to promote existing material
> > that comes to the Planet. Insight is meant for a broader audience
> > than people who are Fedora contributors. Not everything on the Planet
> > is worth carrying on Insight, but specific posts -- like team
> > bounties, special announcements about test days or release events,
> > etc. -- would be worth promoting on this site. That way they would
> > reach tech writers, journalists, the general public, and so on.
> > Peter, are you interested in working further on this functionality?
> Yeah, I have written down this workflow to myself. I am also up to it, too.
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