[Tor www-team] [Back-end][CMS]

Olssy olssy1 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 10 21:26:25 UTC 2014

I was thinking more along the lines of blog comments or forum posts, I
think currently the blog allows anonymous posting which shouldn't be a
problem but if ever any part of the site requires creating an account for
end-users then we should give it a thought before choosing a solution.

On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 4:05 PM, Tom Purl <tom at tompurl.com> wrote:

> On 01/10/2014 02:24 PM, Olssy wrote:
>> Back to your question:
>> Do we need User roles?
>> If the site will ever be supporting user generated content through then
>> I think this is a requirement but if UGC is to be offloaded elsewhere
>> else and it's really just the static pages then I think the file system
>> permissions should suffice.
> I'm a little confused by the definition of "user generated content". Are
> we referring to things like blog posts and tutorials?
> If so, then I think a static site generator + git still works. The author
> would just need to create a patch (using git format-patch) and then email
> it to this list. Someone with commit access to the www repo could then
> apply the patch and then a post-commit hook could regenerate the web site.
> Granted, you would need some degree of technical savvy to do that, but not
> much more than it would take to clone the repo in the first place.
> Tom Purl
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