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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Apache project guidelines docs += independence?
Date Wed, 18 May 2011 07:07:59 GMT
Sent from my mobile device (so please excuse typos)

On 18 May 2011, at 00:53, "Bruno P. Kinoshita" <brunodepaulak@yahoo.com.br> wrote:

> I think there is a typo in http://community.apache.org/. Under "Event organisers and
speakers", there is a "[...] will fined our speakers section useful.".

Thanks. I see Bertrand has already fixed it for us. 

> I'm new to Apache community and liked the new structure of the site :)

Again, thanks for the feedback. 

Any further input, suggestions, patches etc.  are very welcome. 

Ross

> 
> Cheers,
> Bruno
> 
> --- Em ter, 17/5/11, Ross Gardler <rgardler@apache.org> escreveu:
> 
>> De: Ross Gardler <rgardler@apache.org>
>> Assunto: Re: Apache project guidelines docs += independence?
>> Para: dev@community.apache.org
>> Data: Terça-feira, 17 de Maio de 2011, 20:24
>> On 17/05/2011 14:08, Ross Gardler
>> wrote:
>>> On 16/05/2011 17:36, Shane Curcuru wrote:
>>>> A number of different issues recently about
>> commercial influence in our
>>>> projects have had me thinking about the importance
>> that Apache projects
>>>> are managed independently. Since this isn't
>> explicitly stated in the
>>>> obvious places, I wrote a little essay for my
>> personal blog:
>>>> 
>>>> http://communityovercode.com/2011/05/apache-projects-are-independent/
>>>> 
>>>> Comments? I think as the ASF grows up, and as some
>> of our projects are
>>>> on the way to scoring mega stardom, it's important
>> to ensure both that
>>>> our projects can continue to manage themselves
>> independently, but also
>>>> to *explain* to the world that this is important
>> to us, and why.
>>>> 
>>>> Do people like this? Where would be a good place
>> to put it in /dev or
>>>> the community site as a requirement for Apache
>> projects?
>> 
>> I've now restructured the site as described below. I'd
>> therefore say 
>> that this content should go under "committers" but be
>> linked from  both 
>> the contributors index page [1] and the committers index
>> page [2].
>> 
>> Ross
>> 
>> [1] http://community.apache.org/contributors/index.html
>> [2] http://community.apache.org/committers/index.html
>> 
>>> 
>>> Yes, I like it and it seems others do too. I propose
>> adding a section
>>> that says.
>>> 
>>> I propose changing the "Starting Points" section of
>> the homepage to just
>>> have the following entry points:
>>> 
>>> * Newcomers
>>> * Contributors
>>> * Committers
>>> * Event organisers and speakers
>>> 
>>> These will lead to index pages with info such as:
>>> 
>>> Newcomers:
>>> mentoring programme
>>> newbie faq
>>> local mentors
>>> 
>>> Contributors
>>> independence
>>> Apache Way
>>> foundation
>>> 
>>> Committers
>>> Independence
>>> Being a mentor
>>> 
>>> Event organisers and speakers
>>> Local speaker app
>>> Slidedecks
>>> Concom
>>> 
>>> of course others are welcome to start work on this, or
>> similar)
>>> 
>>> Ross
>> 
>> 

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