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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: projects-new.a.o updates
Date Fri, 22 May 2015 20:17:04 GMT
On 22 May 2015 at 21:28, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 22 May 2015 at 16:26, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > Sorry for top posting.
>
> This needs a new thread please.
> Probably also needs to be on a different mailing list, e.g. site-dev.
>
> > Do we have a place to record problems with the new pages ?
> >
> > I just had a look at http://www.apache.org/foundation/ and the list
> > of Directors is looking very unformatted (not in columns)
>
> That is nothing to do with projects-new.a.o
>
Sorry my fault, I mixed themes.

rgds
jan I.


>
> > rgds
> > jan i.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On 22 May 2015 at 17:21, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> On 22 May 2015 at 07:04, Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.boutemy@free.fr> wrote:
> >> > Le jeudi 21 mai 2015 11:38:05 sebb a écrit :
> >> > [...]
> >> >> > the only information that require manual entry is charter:
> >> >> So where is the charter to be documented?
> >> > "documented"?
> >> > I don't understand the question
> >>
> >> I meant:
> >>
> >> Where is the charter recorded/written down/defined?
> >>
> >> > if I look at http://projects.apache.org/docs/pmc.html, every field
> can
> >> be
> >> > automatically filled with great precision (better precision than what
> >> people
> >> > can do)
> >>
> >> AFAIK the only fields that are currently recorded (documented) elsewere
> >> are:
> >>
> >> asfext:name
> >> asfext:chair
> >> asfext:member
> >> All the above can be extracted from committee-info.txt (which is the
> >> official source for the info).
> >>
> >> asfext:pmc - requires special processing to derive this
> >> foaf:homepage - ditto
> >> asfext:charter - that should be available from the board meeting
> >> minutes, but it is non-trivial to extract.
> >>
> >> > We just hav to decide where to write the remaining fields: there are a
> >> lot of
> >> > svn places available
> >> > project.a.o then projects-new.a.o seems to be a good place to make
> >> information
> >> > central and let PMCs know they're part of projects directory
> >> >
> >> > the format question is just a detail (that has to be precised, of
> course)
> >>
> >> s/precised/defined/
> >>
> >> >
> >> > [...]
> >> >> >> Might be easier to use a Wiki page for that?
> >> >> >
> >> >> > it's temporary
> >> >>
> >> >> Even more reason to use the Wiki, surely?
> >> > thinking at it, more than the About page, a Wiki could be a great
> place
> >> to put
> >> > documentation for PMCs on the topic
> >>
> >> Long-term documentation is fine in SVN/Git.
> >> Wiki spaces are generally more useful for discussion and where 3rd
> >> party input is welcomed.
> >> But so long as the documentation can easily be found from the website,
> >> I guess it could be on the Wiki.
> >>
> >> > then I just tried to find COMDEV wiki and use it
> >> > found, ok: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/COMDEV/Index
> >> > use, ko: how do I get karma?
> >>
> >> No idea, try filing an Infra JIRA.
> >>
> >> > Regards,
> >> >
> >> > Hervé
> >>
>

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