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From Ian Clelland <iclell...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: Posting Blog Posts
Date Tue, 06 Aug 2013 17:43:34 GMT
+1. That's a good approach to separating them, and should encourage
third-party authors to submit pieces -- knowing that Apache will drive
traffic to their site.




On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 1:35 PM, David Kemp <drkemp@google.com> wrote:

> +1 for Michals approach
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 1:27 PM, Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org> wrote:
>
> > I'de like to make a proposal about how we go about publishing certain
> blog
> > posts.  I think this is a good practice for Organizational-type blogs to
> > clearly identify posts which are (1) genuinely origination from the
> > organization, vs (2) those which are just being curated from within the
> > community.  This is already widely accepted practice on many other blogs
> as
> > well as on Twitter, and I think already the strategy that PhoneGap blog
> > uses.
> >
> > Basically:
> > (1) If the content has to do with cordova-core, i.e. announcing releases,
> > or publishing guides, etc., we should publish the full text directly on
> the
> > cordova Blog (by whichever author), as-if written by the organization.
> > (2) If the content was written by a contributor and is worth curating for
> > the whole community, but is not really core ie. non-core plugins, dev
> tips,
> > research, opinion-pieces, statistics, etc., post a short description,
> > perhaps adding a document-snippet, but then link to the externally hosted
> > content, making it clearly not written by the organization.
> >
> > I think this makes it both easier to identify those posts which are
> really
> > organizationally important, as well as giving us a way to post things
> that
> > otherwise maybe would not have made the cut.
> >
> > WDYT?
> >
> > -Michal
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 10:41 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Here's a draft of a "how to write a blog post". I intend to add this to
> > the
> > > website's README.md. Wanted to get some feedback / +1 since this is a
> > > "process".
> > >
> > >  Writting a Blog Post
> > > > --------------------
> > > > Blog posts live in `www/_posts`. To create a new post:
> > > >   1. Copy one of the existing posts into a new file (changing the
> name
> > > > appropriately).
> > > >   2. Run "rake serve" in the background.
> > > >   3. Draft your post.
> > > >   4. Get your post reviewed by at least one other committer
> > > >      1. via http://reviews.apache.org.
> > > >      2. Should be able to do this by running the "post-review" tool.
> If
> > > > the tool is not working, upload the diff manually (via "svn diff >
> > file",
> > > > and be sure to add the "cordova" group to the review request).
> > > >   5. Update the file name to reflect the commit date (if necessary)
> > > >   6. Run "rake build"
> > > >   7. svn commit
> > >
> > > *Post guidelines:*
> > > >   * Use the post title as the first header. Including a header as
> well
> > > > makes the snippet on the front page look really bad.
> > > >   * Use `rake serve` and refresh frequently. Jekyll does not do a
> good
> > > job
> > > > at telling you where errors are made.
> > > >   * Review your post yourself before asking for a review. This
> includes
> > > > spell-check :).
> > >
> >
>

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