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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache Community Tools hack day at ApacheCon NA
Date Sat, 15 Apr 2017 12:33:19 GMT
Absolutely, do it. We have the space for it in the main hackathon area, so
it'll be right there in front of everybody and they can't miss it. I can
get a page on the main website, but feel free to go ahead and put something
on the wiki.

On Apr 14, 2017 12:36, "Benjamin Young" <byoung@bigbluehat.com> wrote:

> Hi all!
>
>
> I'm planning my trip to Miami, and had an idea for ApacheCon NA 2017 that
> I'd like to propose. Apologies for how late in the game this idea
> arriving...but ideas arrive in their own time, I suppose. :)
>
>
> I'm planning to arrive Sunday night and had planned to attend the BarCamp
> on Monday. However, what I'd love to do even more than that, is sit down
> with other Apache folks and get started contributing to all the "meta"
> projects that we depend on daily. I gave a talk on getting started with
> them at a past ApacheCon: https://apachecon2016.sched.com/event/6OIK
>
>
> My hope would be to help get folks (and myself!) started on projects like
> PonyMail, the community.apache.org site, projects.apache.org, the
> phonebook, etc. There's a list in my slide deck:
>
> https://schd.ws/hosted_files/apachecon2016/09/Upgrading%20Our%20Apache.pdf
>
>
> Other ideas I've kicked around with folks in the past include:
>
>  - a JavaScript "feather widget" that's easily added to any site and
> include a slide-out navigation "palette" to the main site and/or related
> project content
>
>  - stub/starter project sites
>
>  - forms for generating incubator report/status XML (or automating that a
> bit more
>
>
> Mostly, a day of "scrubbing" the stuff we use and getting the code setup
> on hard drives of willing accomplices would be a successful outcome for the
> day. ^_^
>
>
> If this sounds interesting to others, I'd love to help get it on the
> schedule and make it happen.
>
>
> Thanks, all!
>
> Benjamin
>
> --
>
> http://bigbluehat.com/
>
> http://linkedin.com/in/benjaminyoung
>

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