I apologize for the ambiguity. The 3rd option:
----- Original Message ----- You *might* have meant that you wanted each
professor to have a particular section
where articles relevant to them could be stored. Or possibly topic instead
To see how this might work you can visit my http://www.DiverseBooks.com site - just
you see a book genre think "Professor" and where you see a section think
"type of article
about or by that professor".
Was the closest to what I am preposing. Thanks for your reply.
From: "Alex McLintock" <alexmc@...>
To: "Joyce Harris" <harris@...>;
Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2001 4:48 AM
Subject: Re: [Slashcode-general] Discussion Forum
> --- Joyce Harris <harris@...> wrote:
> > I have installed Slash to use as a discussion forum for professors at
UT. What is the best way
> > to give each of them their own space(site)?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Joyce
> To re-iterate, you haven't really told us what you want so it is very
difficult to help you.
> If all you want is to offer professors the ability to upload their own
> you could ignore slash and provide them with their own bit of disk space
> "public_html" directories within their home directories. Any good book on
> tell you how to configure that (eg Wrox's book on Apache by Pete
> If you mean that professors will be posting new articles then just set
> up as authors. Users can see the articles by a particular author if they
> This sounds like the best strategy.
> You *might* have meant that you wanted each professor to have a particular
> where articles relevant to them could be stored. Or possibly topic instead
> To see how this might work you can visit my http://www.DiverseBooks.com site -
> you see a book genre think "Professor" and where you see a section think
"type of article
> about or by that professor".
> Of course you might be after a complicated portal site which is beyond
> ability without plugins being written.
> Why not throw together a non-dynamic mockup of what you want in html or
> if you prefer). It will help you discuss and explain what you are thinking
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