[SATLUG] Software/Platform Recommendation...

Brian astro at astr0.org
Thu Apr 10 12:56:35 CDT 2008

I'd say do a forum type setup. A forum for each city, a sticky, locked  
topic at the top of each one that holds final details of the party, etc

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On Apr 10, 2008, at 12:40, "Ernest De Leon" <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:

> Let's say I wanted to plan a nation wide event on a certain day and  
> create a
> website for that purpose.  I would want everyone to be able to sign  
> up (if
> they wish), coordinate smaller groupings for this event at a local  
> level,
> upload images, documents, etc to share and possibly collaborate on  
> things.
> The main emphasis is to allow these people to somehow group  
> themselves into
> local groups hosting mini-events that make up the larger event.  It  
> should
> be easy for a new person to quickly find the mini-events in their  
> area and
> either add themselves to a group or at least be able to communicate  
> with
> others in that locality.  This event may go world wide, but that  
> would just
> be a matter of scale rather than functionality.  What software/ 
> platform
> would you recommend.  I was originally thinking a wiki of some sort,  
> perhaps
> with forums as the grouping schema or maybe a google/yahoo group?  I  
> don't
> want it to be a social networking site per se, but if that platform  
> works
> best to allow these people to organize and coordinate, it would do.
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Ernest de Leon
> http://www.smbtechadvice.com
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> safety
> deserve neither liberty nor safety." - A common 18th Century sentiment
> voiced by Benjamin Franklin
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> government." - Edward Abbey
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> nothing." -
> Edmund Burke, English statesman and political philosopher (1729-1797)
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