Re: Introducing myself...
- Hi Tom,
Welcome to the team!
> > I have a few goals I'd love to help PCGen aspire too, like a fullThis is indeed a long term goal of PCGen (and has been a pipe dream of mine for awhile). There are a few other open source software products that we were looking to combine with to provide such a service. Let me know if/when you're ready to hear by spiel on it :)
> > server client web front end, integratable with CMS solutions, for
> > a 1 stop site that DM's and players can use to manage remote
> > games.
> You've certainly got some big aims there! As we discussThat would be brilliant, at the moment we've been trying out Drupal, but without much success on a integrated mailing list/forum solution. I'm sure Andrew will get you signed up to the Web Team and the mailing list we use for that. Basically the first step would be to have a forum backed by a mailing list solution put in place. Andrew can cover the details with you but basically the community voted _not_ to shift to a forum based site unless it smoothly tied into an underlying mailing list (e.g. Mail to the list and it pops up as a forum post and visa versa).
> architecture it would be great if you could weigh in with views on
> how this could assist us reaching your goals. Note my day job is
> developing Java web apps so you I'll be happy to assist there too.
> :) I'd also encourage you to grab a few small things initially to
> get an idea of working with the PCGen code base.
> > I also plan to work with the web dev team, to test a streamlined
> > Joomla CMS install that can tie in Forums, Groups, Wiki, Mailing
> > lists, all with a single access level.
> > I'll get together an outline path for my plans with both ofThat would be great, thanks for starting to look into this!
> > these, and the feasability of the remote port, when I'm not stuck
> > at my day job =)