Promoting Gemini, is anyone working on outreach?

Johann Galle johann at qwertqwefsday.eu
Mon Feb 8 17:03:45 GMT 2021


On 08.02.2021 17:41, Stéphane Bortzmeyer wrote:
 > Gemini seems to have some success
 > <gemini://gemini.bortzmeyer.org/software/lupa/stats.gmi> but one day
 > or the other, we'll have to move further and tries to promote it to
 > normal people. This is what is done for systems like PeerTube
 > <https://joinpeertube.org/> (or <https://joinfediverse.org/>, which
 > seems to be in french only)

There's also <https://joinmastodon.org> and <https://pleroma.social>.

 > with a Web site explaining what it is, how
 > to join, etc, targeted to real people.

By turing test I am convinced that more than 0 people on this mailing
list are also "real", but I get your point.

 > Now, don't get me wrong, I do not suggest to launch such a Web site
 > tomorrow. Gemini is not stable enough, the specification is not final,
 > and most Gemini programs are not yet packaged for typical operating
 > systems.

The only email from solderpunk this year so far mentioned moving stuff
to another domain [1], which would be the right place for such a page.

On 2021-01-01T18:07Z, Solderpunk wrote:
 > On a more community-oriented note, I would also like to overhaul the
 > project's public face and delegate some of the responsibility of
 > managing it.  I plan to transition the project to a new domain this
 > year, rather than stick with gemini.circumlunar.space.

back to what Stéphane Bortzmeyer wrote:
 > But creating such an "outreach" Web site takes time so may be it could
 > be a good idea to start working on it? (I have no special competences
 > on that field, I just suggest a joingemini.org could be cool.)

This is probably the more interesting problem, a version of the classical
lack of content. But if there is a specific point to contribute, that
would probably be helpful.

[1] <https://lists.orbitalfox.eu/archives/gemini/2021/004642.html>

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