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From Davanum Srinivas <d...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: [Fwd: freshmeat project listing for Cocoon]
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2001 12:45:12 GMT
Carsten, Stefano,

A long time back i added http://freshmeat.net/projects/cocoon2/ :) We should get rid of one
of
them, i think. I got a similar email from jeff.

Thanks,
dims


--- Carsten Ziegeler <cziegeler@s-und-n.de> wrote:
> 
> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> > 
> > Ok, 
> > 
> > I just received this (probably automatic) email message from "Jeff Covey
> > <jeff.covey@freshmeat.org>" about talking care of the Cocoon entry in
> > FreshMeat.
> > 
> > Now, let me say I don't use Freshmeat even if I'm a big fan of it and it
> > is a shame, IMO, that Cocoon is ranked as shit while Avalon is ranked
> > 5th (yes, people, 5!!) in the whole freshmeat tree.
> > 
> > [well, having started both, I'm very proud anyway, but I'm kinda sad for
> > Cocoon's rating]
> > 
> > But this is mainly due to the fact that I *never* *ever* updated that
> > entry... mainly because I didn't even enter it.
> > 
> > The story is that some other user (back in the Cocoon 1.3/1.4 days)
> > submitted the entry and went away. Without even telling us! I had to go
> > thru hoops with the freshmeat guys to change the maintainer of that
> > entry to me and remove that person (I don't even remember who he was).
> > 
> > Now, I'd be *VERY* happy to pass over the hand to somebody else who is
> > willing to keep the project entry alive and not vegetating as it is
> > right now.
> > 
> Great!!
> 
> > This should be done along with Cocoon 2.0 final to show the renewed
> > development life of this project.
> > 
> > What do you think? any committer volunteering for this?
> > 
> As this should be synced with the release, the person assembling the
> distribution should/could do this best.
> 
> As this is currently me....if noone is against it, I volunteer for it.
> 
> Carsten
> 
> > jeff covey wrote:
> > > 
> > > I'm writing in reference to the project "Cocoon".
> > > 
> > > Your email address listed as the contact address for this project on
> > > our listing at:
> > > 
> > > http://freshmeat.net/projects/cocoon/
> > > 
> > > You may have submitted this project to us yourself, or someone who
> > > uses your project may have done so.  Since the time this project was
> > > submitted to us, many new features have been added to our site, and
> > > this listing needs to be updated.  In particular, we've adopted a new
> > > categorization system which allows much more fine-grained organization
> > > of projects.  Since your project has never been recategorized under
> > > this system, our readers aren't finding your project when they browse
> > > through categories where it should be listed.
> > > 
> > > We'd like to ask you to take just a few minutes to recategorize your
> > > project.  You should delete any categories which begin with "Old
> > > Appindex" -- these categories will be removed from freshmeat soon --
> > > and add all of the new categories which apply to your project.  (To do
> > > this, you may have to create a user account for yourself if you don't
> > > already have one, and you may have to first click the "change owner"
> > > link to claim ownership of your project, as freshmeat did not
> > > originally have a concept of project ownership, and your project may
> > > be listed as being owned by "N/A".  Once one of our staff has approved
> > > your ownership of the project, you'll be able to submit any changes
> > > you want to make to it.)
> > > 
> > > To recategorize your project, click on the link labeled "Trove
> > > categories".  While you're on your project's page, please also take a
> > > moment to make sure everything else is up-to-date, including all the
> > > links and descriptions.  There are many new features you may want to
> > > take advantage of, from linking your project to other projects on
> > > which it depends, to listing multiple project leaders and their roles,
> > > to creating multiple branches for different parts of your project's
> > > tree (such as "Stable" and "Development").
> > > 
> > > If you have any problems, please take a look at our list of Frequently
> > > Asked Questions at http://freshmeat.net/faq/.  If your question isn't
> > > answered there, please let us know at http://freshmeat.net/contact/.
> > > 
> > > Please do not reply to this message directly, as your reply will go
> > > only to me personally, and I will only be able to help you when I have
> > > time to do so.  If you use our form at http://freshmeat.net/contact/,
> > > your message will go into our request tracking system, where one of
> > > eight people can help you.  I'm sorry to repeat myself, but the last
> > > time I sent one of these messages, I had several hundred help requests
> > > in my inbox in a few hours.  So, again, the URL is
> > > http://freshmeat.net/contact/.  Thanks.  :)
> > > 
> > > And thanks, as always, for listing your project in our database.  If
> > > we can be of any help to you, just let us know.  (At
> > > http://freshmeat.net/conta...  No, I said that... :)
> > > 
> > > Sincerely,
> > > Jeff Covey
> > 
> > 
> > -- 
> > Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
> >                           able to give birth to a dancing star.
> > <stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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