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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: Where's the code?
Date Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:43:51 GMT
FYI:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1BxQzPVnzyAUD8NpCNB1MIwvlglU1G5lTXAvYGzkSlP0/edit#gid=0
if you want to play along.

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?
> 


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Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon


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