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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: Website improvement ideas
Date Fri, 25 Nov 2011 13:43:45 GMT
On 25 November 2011 09:42, Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi Shane,
>
> On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 7:05 PM, Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org> wrote:
>> With my shiny new PMC hat (thanks!) I've started thinking about some useful
>> organization and presentation for the community.a.o pages.  Shout if you
>> have suggested changes, or if I should not do any of these things someday...
>
> I like your suggestions, just one comment: we should avoid duplicating
> material that's available elsewhere on apache.org, to avoid confusion.
> Either link to existing pages and improve them, or move content from
> those pages to community.a.o.

I too like the suggestions. I also agree with the avoiding duplication comment.

What I have tried to do so far is provide very simple, very high level
guidance into our site. The problem I find with documentation in the
ASF is that it is typically spread all over the place, often
contradictory and always difficult to read (written by x different
authors over x years).

I think the goal of the ComDev site should be to have a reasonably
consistent tone that signposts other materials spread around the
apache.org domain.

Ross


-- 
Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
Programme Leader (Open Development)
OpenDirective http://opendirective.com

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