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From Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [all] Website changes (was Re: short critique of site)
Date Sun, 04 Dec 2005 23:15:26 GMT
Please see three responses consolidated in one email below -

On 12/4/05, Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne@btopenworld.com> wrote:
> Rahul Akolkar wrote:
> > I've posted a version of the Commons website in my ~
<snip/>
> >
> > http://people.apache.org/~rahul/commons/
<snap/>
>
> "The Jakarta Commons project is composed of two parts:"
>
> that should be three now...
>
<snip/>

Ugh, thanks.



On 12/4/05, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/4/05, Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akolkar@gmail.com> wrote:
>
<snap/>
> > Are we removing the Korean/Japanese translation
> > links since they're broken/stale? The wiki link will go under "General
> > Information" (missed that).
>
> +1 :)
>
<snip/>

OK, will remove those two links.


> I'll find out from Infra whether we can drop the direct links to the
> svn or not. It's messy having 6 links there.
>
<snap/>

Yup, its a bit of a clutter, let us know what infra says.



On 12/4/05, Martin Cooper <martinc@apache.org> wrote:
> On 12/4/05, Mario Ivankovits <mario@ops.co.at> wrote:
> >
> > Martin van den Bemt wrote:
> > > Also have a look at http://people.apache.org/~mvdb/contributors.html
> > > which was automatically generated by maven, based on the all the
> > > developers sections in commons-proper.
> >
> > Should this be a list of contributers and/or committers?
<snip/>
>
> I have two concerns here. First, not all components maintain a contributor
> list in addition to the committer list, so any contributor list would be
> inherently inaccurate. Secondly, how do you define a contributor? Someone
> who posted a suggestion to the mailing list? Someone who points out a typo?
> Someone who provided a 1-line patch? A 100-line patch? Without a concrete
> definition, it's hard to know when we need to update project.xml when making
> a change.
>
> Therefore, I'd prefer to just list committers, if we need a list at all.
>
<snap/>

Agreed, for the same reasons that some at the ASF prefer source files
without @author tags.

-Rahul


>
> --
> Martin Cooper

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