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From "Awais Bajwa" <awaisba...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Who is responsible for JDOCentral.com?
Date Thu, 20 Sep 2007 13:52:49 GMT
I feel "JDO Central" should be promoted, as if it is the hub of the
information related to JDO to the outside world.


db.apache.org/jdo/jdocentral.html

+1




On 9/18/07, Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@sun.com> 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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Awais Bajwa
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