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From Michelle Caisse <Michelle.Cai...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Fwd: Who is responsible for JDOCentral.com?
Date Tue, 18 Sep 2007 23:36:41 GMT
http://db.apache.org/jdo/jdocentral.html is live now, so the redirection 
can be done any time.

-- Michelle

Craig L Russell wrote:
> I've discussed this with Dirk, who is willing to redirect the 
> jdocentral.com URL to an Apache JDO URL.
>
> So, where do we want to redirect it?
>
> db.apache.org/jdo
>
> db.apache.org/jdo/jdocentral.html
>
> The real question is whether we want to have a dedicated landing zone 
> that we know is from people asking for jdocentral, or simply land on 
> the main page. I haven't thought too much about this; suggestions 
> welcome.
>
> Craig
>
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
>
>> From: Michelle Caisse <Michelle.Caisse@Sun.COM>
>> Date: September 18, 2007 10:19:01 AM PDT
>> To: jdo-dev@db.apache.org
>> Cc: JDO Expert Group <jdo-experts-ext@sun.com>
>> Subject: Re: Who is responsible for JDOCentral.com?
>> Reply-To: Michelle.Caisse@Sun.COM
>>
>> I would be happy to update the web site if people provide the 
>> material. As Craig and Andy have suggested, we can add links or pages 
>> to Community/Documentation and we can add to Community/Mailing Lists.
>>
>> BTW, the Implementations page http://db.apache.org/jdo/impls.html was 
>> based on material from JDOCentral.
>>
>> -- Michelle
>>
>> Craig L Russell wrote:
>>> Hi Andy,
>>>
>>> I agree that the combination of Apache JDO home site plus JPOX site 
>>> is most of what JDOCentral provided.
>>>
>>> From the behavior of the web site, the domain is still active but 
>>> refers to an illegal page. This can be fixed (by the domain owner, 
>>> which I believe is still Dirk) to redirect to a new location.
>>>
>>> I'd be happy if the new location were on the Apache JDO site which 
>>> would then refer the user to forums (on JPOX), mailing lists (JPOX 
>>> plus JDO plus others on demand), presentations, news, other pages on 
>>> either JPOX or JDO web site.
>>>
>>> All the stakeholders have the ability to update the JDO site so this 
>>> seems to be doable with the resources we currently have on board.
>>>
>>> Craig
>>>
>>> On Sep 18, 2007, at 9:52 AM, Andy Jefferson wrote:
>>>
>>>>>> Is the JDO vendor community still serious about JDO?
>>>>>> If so, I think they should fund to keep JDOCentral alive...
>>>>>
>>>>> I'd like to see the same.
>>>>
>>>> So I can understand your requirements better I ask the question 
>>>> "JDOCentral
>>>> was what exactly ?" To me it was a central point for discussion of a
>>>> technology. I would have thought that the logical successor is 
>>>> Apache JDO, or
>>>> JPOX, or both.
>>>>
>>>> JDOCentral had :-
>>>> 1. articles about use of JDO. JPOX has tried to provide an 
>>>> equivalent in
>>>> the "Tutorials & Examples" section of our docs for each release. 
>>>> All docs are
>>>> marked with what is JDO specific and what is an extension.
>>>>
>>>> 2. news about presentations etc.
>>>>
>>>> 3. forum for problems/discussions - that became a home to spammers 
>>>> for the
>>>> final year of its life. Apache JDO has a mailing list for JDO-specific
>>>> issues, and JPOX has a forum for real-world use.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I've no problem with putting/moving any JPOX docs that are 
>>>> JDO-generic across
>>>> on Apache JDO to facilitate a more logical division between 
>>>> technology and
>>>> implementation.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Perhaps you could define what more you mean with "keep JDOCentral 
>>>> alive"?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --Andy  (Java Persistent Objects - http://www.jpox.org)
>>>
>>> Craig Russell
>>> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
>>> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
>>> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>>>
>>
>
> Craig Russell
> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>


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