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From "Emmanuel Lecharny" <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Site]
Date Tue, 20 Mar 2007 17:00:46 GMT
I suggest that when a damn spammer tries to add a comment on one of our
beautiful pages, he just receives a bowl of burning oil on his b*lls.

wdyt ?

On 3/20/07, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:
>
> I really liked this idea.  I understand the head aches tho so this might
> not be so easy or even worth doing.
>
> Oh another thing to worry about are those darn spammers.  We need to find
> a way to prevent that which becomes impossible when not locking things down.
> :(
>
> Oye ve! This might just be one of those features not worth the labor to
> have.
>
> Alex
>
> On 3/19/07, Ersin Er < ersin.er@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 3/19/07, Emmanuel Lecharny < elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Ersin, I see your point.
> > >
> > > What about asking Atlassian about the best way to do that? Maybe
> > Justen can
> > > help us (he suggested to add a way to comment pages, so may be he
> > knows how
> > > to do it ?)
> >
> > Confluence normally supports comments, as you may already know. But
> > our theme just does not display them. We can change the theme to show
> > the comments on each page. But the license problem still exists.
> >
> > >
> > >  On 3/19/07, Ersin Er <ersin.er@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > On 3/19/07, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com > wrote:
> > > > > Hi guys,
> > > > >
> > > > > I guess this mail is much more targeting Ersin, but may be someone
> > lese
> > > can
> > > > > help.
> > > > >
> > > > > Justen Stepka, from Atlassian (ya know, the company which product
> > are
> > > just,
> > > > > well, incredibly cool) has suggested that we should allow users to
> > add
> > > > > comments on the site's pages. This is just smart. Now, the
> > question is :
> > > how
> > > > > do we do that ?
> > > >
> > > > This is not a new idea. We cannot do that (well under some
> > conditions
> > > > may be possible). Because, the site content is actually the
> > > > documentation and it's (or it'll be) distributed with the released
> > > > products. Components of the released products should all be
> > committed
> > > > (or contributed) by people who signed the appropriate Apache
> > license.
> > > >
> > > > This is stated at http://cwiki.apache.org/CWIKI as:
> > > >
> > > > "Some Spaces are being used to create the Project documentation.
> > > > Editing access to such Spaces might be restricted to Project
> > > > committers or individuals who have filed a Contributor's License
> > > > Agreement with the ASF."
> > > >
> > > > > We currently have this little grey icon on the right top of each
> > page,
> > > it
> > > > > would be a good idea to add another icon for comments, but more
> > visible.
> > > And
> > > > > also the same icon at the end of each page. I guess the template
> > must be
> > > > > changed. The comments should not be shown entirely on the
> > resultant
> > > page,
> > > > > but folded, to avoid having giant pages.
> > > > >
> > > > > If we have those little 'comment' icons on our page will help a
> > lot to
> > > > > improve the site : we are 80% not english natives, so the text in
> > those
> > > > > pages migth be seen as pidgin to english natives.
> > > >
> > > > We may allow comments, but we should remove them when distributing
> > the
> > > > documentation.
> > > >
> > > > > wdyt ?
> > > >
> > > > Of course we should decide on an appropriate solution but it's not
> > that
> > > obvious.
> > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Cordialement,
> > > > > Emmanuel Lécharny
> > > > > www.iktek.com
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Ersin
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > >
> > > Cordialement,
> > > Emmanuel Lécharny
> > > www.iktek.com
> >
> >
> > --
> > Ersin
> >
>
>


-- 
Cordialement,
Emmanuel Lécharny
www.iktek.com

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