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From Daniel Gruno <>
Subject Re: New ComDev VM
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:14:47 GMT
Just a note/reminder: Whatever you push to svn goes public within 3 
seconds, so feel free to use the site for your tests if you like.

With regards,

On 2015-01-15 09:07, Daniel Gruno wrote:
> Hiya folks,
> as part of trying out the new projects site, I have set up a VM inside 
> our infrastructure for us to use.
> the VM is called and is tied to LDAP much like 
> is these days, thus you will need to have your 
> public ssh key in your LDAP profile in order to gain access. If you do 
> have that set up, and would like to access to the machine (some of you 
> already have access, others don't), just send me a line and I'll open 
> up access for you.
> The projects VM is set up to serve content via httpd, but only to the 
> TLS-terminator (thus you will get a 403 Denied if 
> you visit the VM's web site directly). To get to the test site, use 
> . Similar, to try out the (very 
> simple) editing features, use 
> (requires your LDAP username+password and allows you to edit data for 
> those projects where you are on the PMC).
> If you try out the editing features, do not that every edit you do 
> will generate an email with the new project data and send it to 
> dev@community.a.o, as a review measure.
> I hope this will make it easier for people to jump in and help with 
> creating the site :)
> With regards,
> Daniel.
> On 2015-01-14 18:53, Ross Gardler (MS OPEN TECH) wrote:
>> Daniel,
>> There is no "assuming" just do it :-)
>> You have a number of ComDev PMC members saying +1, and you are a PMC 
>> member yourself. Let's have the code where we can start working on it 
>> and let's get it to feature parity with ASAP. I 
>> agree with Rich that there is value in this already.
>> This is not to exclude the much broader OfBiz proposal, but it looks 
>> to me like this solution is close to being ready to go as a 
>> replacement for and I already see some simple 
>> improvements I can make in a coffee break at work :-)
>> Ross
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Daniel Gruno []
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 9:43 AM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: overhaul proposal
>> On 2015-01-14 18:37, Jacques Le Roux wrote:
>>> Just as a note for the sake of truth, OFBiz has Content component
>> disagrees ;-) but, assuming 
>> this gets accepted into comdev, you needn't worry about doap files 
>> any longer, as you will be able to edit it online instead.
>> With regards,
>> Daniel.
>>> I very like what I saw, kudos!
>>> Jacques
>>> Le 14/01/2015 12:48, Daniel Gruno a écrit :
>>>> Hi folks,
>>>> I was having a conversation with Rich (Bowen) some weeks ago, and the
>>>> sentiment was that our projects page (
>>>> <> ) could use a big overhaul. It's
>>>> outdated, not very user friendly, doesn't really compile the data
>>>> into anything useful (mostly just displays "raw" data) and it's
>>>> difficult to navigate (no search abilities, no actual overviews).
>>>> Therefore, I propose that the community development project takes
>>>> over this project from Infra, which has no interest in
>>>> continuing/maintaining it, and revamps it with both a new site design
>>>> and a new LDAP/JSON-based information system which would enable
>>>> people to edit their project details online without having to
>>>> upload/change RDF files when something happens. This would also mean
>>>> that everything could be rendered in the browser instead of relying
>>>> on daily cron jobs to compile the page, and also allow us to add some
>>>> inspiring/interesting graphical charts and overviews/timelines.
>>>> I have been working on a proposal that follows these ideas, which is
>>>> available for preview at for those
>>>> interested. Only the first two tabs in the menu currently work (and
>>>> the extensive search feature), but that is still most of what the old
>>>> site has and then some. I am pondering on moving some of the front
>>>> page stuff to the 'Timelines' tab instead, feedback is appreciated on
>>>> this.
>>>> So, comments, feedback, questions, anything is most welcome,
>>>> especially comments on whether you:
>>>> 1) think comdev should be responsible for the projects directory
>>>> 2) think the proposal looks good/swell/nifty/whatever.
>>>> A few notes on the search feature:
>>>> - You can search for virtually anything within a project, types,
>>>> languages, descriptions, bug-trackers etc
>>>> - Try typing your committer ID or Apache ID into the box, and it will
>>>> show all projects you are a part of
>>>> If there is consensus for moving this into comdev framework and
>>>> collaborating on this, I will commit the proposal to a sub-folder in
>>>> the comdev svn repository and ask infra for a VM where we can set
>>>> this up.
>>>> With regards,
>>>> Daniel.

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