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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [all] Removing websites of dormant components
Date Fri, 29 Nov 2013 18:21:18 GMT
On 29 November 2013 13:24, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 19.10. I wrote a mail in response to Henri Yandell.
> http://markmail.org/message/c63kqyipuy6islib
>
> I would like to follow up on the issues i mentioned there.
>
> Our dormant components are unmaintained and our dormant websites are broken.
> Therefore I would like to remove the websites.
>
> In example we are having this critical and wellknown security problem:
> http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/225657
> http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpujun2013-1899847.html
>
> At all these pages:
>
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/cache/apidocs/index.html
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/contract/apidocs/index.html
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/convert/apidocs/index.html
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/events/apidocs/index.html
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/feedparser/apidocs/index.html
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/jjar/apidocs/index.html
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/latka/apidocs/index.html
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/mapper/apidocs/index.html
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/messenger/apidocs/index.html
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/resources/apidocs/index.html
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/scaffold/apidocs/index.html
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/threadpool/apidocs/index.html
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/workflow/apidocs/index.html
> http://commons.apache.org/dormant/xmlio/apidocs/index.html
>
> In addition none of the dormant components are respecting the trademark
> branding guidelines:
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/pmcs.html
>
> If there is nobody who wants to fix these within a short timeframe
> I believe we should remove the websites from our server and forwarding
> it to maybe a wiki page which explains that docs of dormant components
> can only be retrieved by checking out the source code.

I agree that the Javadoc pages could be removed.
Although it would not be difficult to fix the individual pages,
there's not much point in fixing Javadoc for dormant components.

However I'm not sure it makes sense to delete the entire website
because of the branding issues.
What are the particular branding issues that you think need fixing?

> Cheers,
> Christian
>
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