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From Krungthtong Phueanchaimi <tuckca...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Whimsy site check for events?
Date Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:03:52 GMT
เมื่อ 11 ส.ค. 2017 2:58 "Christopher" <ctubbsii@apache.org> เขียนว่า

> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 3:49 PM Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Christopher wrote on 8/10/17 3:45 PM:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I noticed that Whimsy is doing some helpful QA checks for project
> sites,
> > > and has a check for "Event" (https://whimsy.apache.org/
> site/check/events
> > ).
> > > This seems to be a check for a link/image to current events. However,
> the
> > > "current" event image is for the last ApacheCon in Miami (
> > > http://www.apache.org/events/current-event-125x125.png). If I'm trying
> > to
> > > update a project's site to be all green in Whimsy... I'm not sure I
> want
> > to
> > > add a link/image to a "current" event which is not actually "current".
> > > Should this image just be updated to something generic, or the next
> > > upcoming event?
> >
> > Excellent point - since we do not have a next ApacheCon scheduled, we
> > don't necessarily have an event-related image (yet) that we want all
> > projects to display.
> >
> > This is more a question for Rich as VP, Conferences, and for the Whimsy
> > PMC at dev@whimsical.  This raises the excellent Whimsy feature point of
> > how to display site-check "best practices" rather than "requirements" so
> > you can still feel good about updating your website even in this case.
> >
> >
>
> Regardless of whether it's "best practice" or a "requirement", my main
> concern here is that it reflects badly on individual projects which follow
> it, because it makes their sites look out-of-date and poorly maintained. I
> want to make sure that somebody at ASF is actually taking responsibility
> for the content of the image at that location (and any corresponding links
> which wrap it) up-to-date, and it isn't getting lost into the infinite well
> of forgetting :)
>
> Even a simple change, like replacing it with a transparent image or a
> generic image for "ASF Events" (same size image, of course) keeps the
> project pages from looking stale when visited.
>
>
>
> > Thanks for the question!
> >
> > --
> >
> > - Shane
> >   https://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/resources
> >
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