[annotator-dev] Dedicated organization on Github for Annotator and associated code!

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Wed Nov 28 13:23:16 UTC 2012

On 25 November 2012 02:42, Randall Leeds <tilgovi at hypothes.is> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 12:07 PM, Nick Stenning <nick at whiteink.com> wrote:
>> My initial inclination here would be to say no, but let's have a
>> community-managed website that collects all the work around Annotator in a
>> slightly more focused fashion than does the current GitHub wiki.
> Where/how should we start? Should we use annoateit.org and feature some
> community information there?

To clarify: this would *not* be a website to start with - just a github org.

>> Lots of people link to Annotator where it currently is, and it's already
>> moved once. Let's not break all those links and all that "heritage" all over
>> again.
> Do you think they link to okfnlabs.org/annotator? github.com/okfn/annotator?
> annotateit.org? The github link is the only one that has to move if we did
> this.

More of a github org place which allows us to sort out permissions.
Naming in terms of website etc could come later as/when needed.

> If we start finding ourselves with a good set of community plugins that are
> being used by more than their original authors, and we end up in a situation
> where maintenance is made easier by sharing it more collectively, we can try
> the Pylons-style org commons, but I don't see a strong need for it right
> now. On the other hand, it doesn't get easier to do this. I'm +0.

Noted :-)


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