I'll take a look at the wiki and see what I can come up with...this is a
good idea. Another thing I like is that the wiki will allow others to add
important information to the newsletter if they wish.
Thanks for the assistance. I'll get started this weekend, and plan on
posting the first issue the first week of July.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Updike, Clark" <Clark.Updike@...>
To: "Josh Juneau" <j.juneau@...>
Cc: "JythonDevelopers" <jython-dev@...>
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 3:30 PM
Subject: RE: [Jython-users] [Jython-dev] Jython Monthly
No, wiki renders as html and can use css and images. It has
a short learning curve rewarded by good productivity, IMHO.
Here's the main page (rendered as HTML):
And here's the raw text (what had to be typed to create it):
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Josh Juneau [mailto:j.juneau@...]
> Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 4:26 PM
> To: Updike, Clark
> Cc: JythonDevelopers
> Subject: Re: [Jython-users] [Jython-dev] Jython Monthly
> I see what you mean, but what kind of formatting do we have
> on the wiki? Is it just text? Here is what I have been
> working on so far...it is HTML
> If you no longer wish to receive our emails, you may unsubscribe here
> July 2006 Newsletter
> Welcome To Jython Monthly
> This is the first distribution of the Jython
> Monthly newsletter.
> Jython Monthly is targeted for distribution to users and
> developers of the Jython programming language. The topics
> covered will include a broad spectrum of Jython related material.
> I hope you enjoy this first distribution of
> Jython Monthly! If you have any questions or comments, please
> e-mail me at Jython Monthly.
> Editor: Josh Juneau
> Current Jython Status
> Jython is currently progressing towards releasing
> version 2.2-Beta, which includes improvements to java
> integration and implementation of the latest features from
> CPython 2.2 and 2.3. The current production release of Jython
> is 2.1, which was released on 12/31/2001.
> To learn more details about the history of
> Jython, visit the Story of Jython.
> Periodically, new builds of Jython 2.2-alpha are
> released which include the most recent patches/developments.
> Visit this link for the latest build of Jython 2.2-alpha.
> Interested in developing Jython? If so, you can
> obtain a list of developer instructions on the Jython Wiki.
> Read more information at Jython.org...
> Code Examples
> Some examples Tips for web designers...
> Tips and Tricks
> Text Some tims
> Jython Wiki
> Jython Wikipedia
> Introduction to Jython
> Scripting Java with Jython
> 05/2006: Online Jython Course
> Just an example of stuff you can do over
> here in the side
> bar area of a 2 column newsletter. All sorts of text you
> could be placing
> here. Maybe even a picture or two!
> Here is where you would place your unsubscribe
> link, a link to
> your contact address, and phone number.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Updike, Clark" <Clark.Updike@...>
> To: <j.juneau@...>
> Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 2:40 PM
> Subject: RE: [Jython-users] [Jython-dev] Jython Monthly
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: j.juneau@... [mailto:j.juneau@...]
> > Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 3:16 PM
> > To: Updike, Clark
> > Cc: jython-users@...
> > Subject: Re: [Jython-users] [Jython-dev] Jython Monthly
> > NewsletterSubscriptions
> > I could send the newsletter to the jython-users group, but
> > then also post a copy of it on the wiki. I think that a
> > newsletter that contains only a link will not work
> > effectively.
> As I said earlier, it doesn't have to be an email with just
> a link. It could contains some "salicious" bits in the
> posting to entice the reader to click the link. Something
> like the following perhaps:
> Subject: Jython Newsletter -- June 2006 edition now available
> In this edition...
> Project News -- progress towards Jython 2.2 release
> Upcoming slots functionality by Frank Wierzbicki
> GUI programming tips in jython by Kent Johnson
> Developers Corner: The jython parser