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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: Where's the code?
Date Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:29:38 GMT
On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 10:43 AM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
> FYI:
> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1BxQzPVnzyAUD8NpCNB1MIwvlglU1G5lTXAvYGzkSlP0/edit#gid=0
> if you want to play along.

Is there any way that this can be integrated into
https://whimsy.apache.org/site/ ?

Advantages: individual projects can do self discovery, and the list
would be updated automatically.

What we would need is some sort of rules as to what you are expecting
to see for every site.

- Sam Ruby

> On 06/21/2017 10:57 AM, Rich Bowen wrote:
>> One of the "low hanging fruit" that I believe would increase
>> contributions to our projects is telling people where the code is. It's
>> astonishingly hard to find out, for most of our projects.
>>
>> For the example of how to do it, see https://commons.apache.org/
>>
>> Note that in the navigation, it says SOURCE REPOSITORIES. The first link
>> there - "General Information" - tells you exactly how to get the code,
>> as well as providing links to browse the code.
>>
>> This should be part of the site nav for every project.
>>
>> This isn't mandated by our site policy, nor should it be, IMHO. I have
>> no desire to create policy here. What I do want to do, however, is
>> organize an effort to go through every one of our projects, find the
>> relevant code locations, and submit patches to these projects to provide
>> this information on their websites.
>>
>> Obviously, I should start with my own project. Finding the code for
>> httpd is possible, but not obvious. I'll go fix that. After that, I'm
>> going to start tracking this information in a doc somewhere as I work
>> through the other projects.
>>
>> Anyone interested in working on a cross-project effort like this with me?
>>
>
>
> --
> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
>

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