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From Kelcey Jamison Damage <kel...@bbits.ca>
Subject Re: Packt Book - Publish on our website?
Date Thu, 23 May 2013 18:28:52 GMT
Fair enough, I was hoping to get a sense for those that are opposed to the summary, and the
reason why.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Noah Slater" <nslater@apache.org>
To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
Sent: Thursday, May 23, 2013 11:27:39 AM
Subject: Re: Packt Book - Publish on our website?

I don't think we have consensus on this.


On 23 May 2013 19:25, Kelcey Jamison Damage <kelcey@bbits.ca> wrote:

> Ok,
>
> To summarize it looks like we all want to have 3rd party resources
> available, we want to ensure the content of those resources reflects
> properly on the project, and the wiki sounds like the best way to do it and
> stay neutral.
>
> Does every one agree with this so far?
>
> Thanks
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Noah Slater" <nslater@apache.org>
> To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
> Sent: Thursday, May 23, 2013 11:21:31 AM
> Subject: Re: Packt Book - Publish on our website?
>
> If things are done on the wiki, it would be clear that this is a community
> resource, and not an official project recommendation. We always have the
> option of removing something that is obviously spammy, or low-quality, etc.
>
>
> On 23 May 2013 18:48, Sebastien Goasguen <runseb@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > On May 23, 2013, at 1:38 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > Book review is very costly. Several days, to weeks, depending how
> > thorough
> > > you are, and how much free time you have, etc. Do we really want to
> > > introduce this sort of bottleneck?
> >
> > When I commented earlier I was not thinking of putting any hard barriers
> > like committer status.
> >
> > I was merely thinking about books that can be written in couple days,
> with
> > very poor english, terrible formatting and that could be out of scope
> > despite a "cloudstack" title. We don't want those books listed anywhere.
> >
> > A blanket approval for listing books is not a good idea, we need a
> minimal
> > sanity check.
> >
> > -sebastien
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > On 23 May 2013 16:27, Musayev, Ilya <imusayev@webmd.net> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Perhaps we can revisit the thought of  making it commiter written VS
> > >> comitters reviewed.
> > >>
> > >> As error safeguard measure it would make sense if have at least 3
> > >> commiters review the publication.
> > >>
> > >> Reason being, while many of us are comitters, some of us maybe more
> > >> competent in some areas of ACS and less on the other. Therefore if we
> > have
> > >> several comitters review the publication, we minimize the error
> > posibilty.
> > >> if i was to make an example, i've spent alot of time building private
> > >> clouds that would suit traditional enterprises, i may not be an expert
> > on
> > >> designing web hosting shops (just yet).
> > >>
> > >> Obviously exclusions apply, if someone have spent many years as a core
> > ACS
> > >> architect and developer - he may not need several commiters to review
> > the
> > >> publication -  though it would not hurt.
> > >>
> > >> The commiters who will be reviewing publication must notify the
> > community
> > >> via mailing list. If there are points of uncertainty,  the should be
> > >> brought on ML as well.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> -------- Original message --------
> > >> From: Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
> > >> Date:
> > >> To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
> > >> Subject: Re: Packt Book - Publish on our website?
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On 23 May 2013 05:05, John Kinsella <jlk@stratosec.co> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>>
> > >>> On May 22, 2013, at 1:30 PM, Joe Brockmeier <jzb@zonker.net>
wrote:
> > >>>> Books authored by committers might be a good metric.
> > >>>
> > >>> +1
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >> I think this is exclusionary. As Kelcey points out, there's a high
> > >> probability that some of the best books on CloudStack are not written
> by
> > >> committers.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On 23 May 2013 07:06, Sebastien Goasguen <runseb@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>>
> > >>> Let me put it bluntly. IMHO wiki pages are a death sentence, nobody
> > will
> > >>> find that information.
> > >>> If it's not featured on the website then there is no point talking
> > about
> > >>> it.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Blunt, but hyperbolic. ;) If you really feel so strongly about the
> wiki,
> > >> you should propose that we shut it down. ;)
> > >>
> > >> The wiki is a community resource, and we should embrace that, and
> > encourage
> > >> that.
> > >>
> > >> If you're concerned that people visiting the main website will not
> > notice,
> > >> and will never find, a page that lists third-party resources, then I
> > >> suggest a patch that provides a link in the nav saying "third-party
> > >> resources" and link it to the wiki.
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> NS
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > NS
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> NS
>



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