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From Sergio Fernández <wik...@apache.org>
Subject Re: cross-project communication space?
Date Thu, 12 May 2016 17:23:15 GMT
I agree with Rich on making the email address as simple as possible. But
the point William brought is actually very interesting, because Community
is where this cross-project communication should be really happen. So I'll
try to figure out how to accommodate that in https://community.apache.org



On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 9:52 AM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:

>
>
> On 05/12/2016 09:20 AM, William A Rowe Jr wrote:
> > What committee is responsible for such lists?
> >
> > I think community itself is a good choice, parking these lists within
> > geospatial-dev@community.a.o would better reflect that relationship.
> >
>
>
> I was talking with someone about this - George Percivall, I believe -
> and the intent is that such a list would be promoted to the Geospatial
> communities, who are largely outside of Apache, to engage them in the
> discussion happening here. As such, the simplest possible email address
> has the benefit of people remembering it when it appears on slides at
> other Geospatial conferences.  geospatial-dev@community.a.o is quite a
> mouthful.
>
>
>
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Bill
> > On May 12, 2016 10:47 AM, "Rich Bowen" <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>
> >> On 05/12/2016 08:01 AM, Sergio Fernández wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> as part of the discussions we have had these days in Vancouver, some of
> >> the
> >>> projects involved in the Geospatial track of the conference (mainly SIS
> >> and
> >>> Marmotta) we have been discussing that we'd like to have a common space
> >>> where discussing about common things. So far I do no see such common
> >> space
> >>> for other topics.
> >>>
> >>> A geospatial@a.o mailing list could serve that purpose, as well as an
> >> entry
> >>> point for other communities (OGC, Eclipse LocationTech, etc).
> >>>
> >>> So, after discussing it with some folks here, I feel like bringing it
> up
> >>> here is a good way to figure out how we can materialize such idea.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks in advance for all your feedback.
> >>>
> >>
> >> This absolutely needs to happen, and I applaud you for making it happen.
> >> As Ross says, you can open a ticket with Infra, but I'll bet that if one
> >> of you who is here in Vancouver approaches one of the Infra guys, you
> >> can make it happen even faster. They're awesome and helpful.
> >>
> >> I would also love to see some of our other project groups do a similar
> >> thing. It's also a great point of engagement for people that are new to
> >> our projects, who understand the technology areas, but aren't familiar
> >> with individual project names..
> >>
> >> The question that I would have would be where we can most effectively
> >> promote these cross-project lists. I presume that each participating
> >> project would list it on their mailing lists pages, but we'd also want
> >> to have them on projects.apache.org. Where else?
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
> >> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
> >>
> >>
> >
>
>
> --
> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
>
>


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Sergio Fernández
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