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From susan wu <su...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: We are now a TLP guys!!! (FW: ASF Board Summary for February 23, 2005)
Date Wed, 02 Mar 2005 19:03:14 GMT


I recommend you use the full name "Apache Directory Server" as this leads 
to the least amount of confusion as to what you are referring to.


On Wed, 2 Mar 2005, Brian W. Fitzpatrick wrote:

> On Thu, 2005-03-03 at 00:49 +0900, Trustin Lee wrote:
>> On Wed, 02 Mar 2005 09:24:17 -0600, Brian W. Fitzpatrick
>> <fitz@red-bean.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2005-03-02 at 22:05 +0900, Trustin Lee wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, 26 Feb 2005 14:31:38 -0500, Alex Karasulu <aok123@bellsouth.net>
wrote:
>>>>> Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> --On Sunday, February 27, 2005 1:24 AM +0900 Trustin Lee
>>>>>> <trustin@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I want to anounce this to TheServerSide.com and SlashDot.  Would
>>>>>>> announcing this kind of news (exiting incubation) to those sites
be
>>>>>>> appropriate?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Sure.  However, I think you should want to wait until the
>>>>>> directory.apache.org (or whatever) site is up and you have a proper
>>>>>> home for people to learn more about the project.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The point of any communications like this should be to increase
>>>>>> participation or visibility - and, hence, I think it makes sense
to
>>>>>> hold off until everything is in place.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> BTW, congrats!  -- justin
>>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks Justin.  I'll start working with Noel on getting the site upto
>>>>> directory.apache.org.  Meanwhile I guess we can begin composing it if
>>>>> you like while running it by everyone on the list.  Then when the site
>>>>> is ready we can decide to pull the trigger on posting it to TSS and to
>>>>> slashdot.  So exciting!
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Alex
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I wrote the announcement based on the previous one.  Please read this
>>>> and tell me whatever needs improvement or is out of date. :)
>>>>
>>>> -------- BEGIN --------
>>>> Subject: The Apache Directory Project Exits Incubator
>>>>
>>>> The Apache Directory team proudly annouces the Apache Directory
>>>> project graduated incubation under the Apache Software Fouindation
>>>> (ASF) according to the ASF Board Summary for February 23, 2005.
>>>>
>>>> Our primary vision is to build an enterprise directory server platform
>>>> and its components where other Internet services snap in to store
>>>> their data within the directory so they may be managed using LDAP.
>>>> Those services include LDAP itself, DNS, DHCP, SLP, UDDI, NTP, and
>>>> most importantly Kerberos, which can integrate with the services to
>>>> provide full-featured network authentication service.
>>>>
>>>> Features of ApacheDS:
>>>
>>> What's ApacheDS?  I'd suggest using the full name of the project here
>>> (unless ApacheDS is something else that I missed).
>>
>> ApacheDS means Apache Directory Server.  ApacheDS is the name of the product. :)
>> What do you guys think about this?   Should we specify what it means
>> in parenthesis?
>
> Hurm.  I don't think so--I suggest that you pick either "ApacheDS" or
> "Apache Directory Server" and stick with one or the other.  If you use
> both interchangeably, it's likely to cause confusion (and weaken the
> project's "branding").
>
> -Fitz
>
>

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