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From "Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot" ...@marcelot.net>
Subject Re: [Studio] Propose Apache Directory Studio to the 'Eclipse Community Awards' ?
Date Thu, 24 Jan 2008 16:39:59 GMT
I've just the proposal.

Let's cross our fingers... :)

Pierre-Arnaud

On Jan 22, 2008 11:17 AM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot <pa@marcelot.net> wrote:

> Ok. Cool.
>
> Here's the form we have to fill out.
> I added a first draft for answers, so you can help me and improve them.
>
> We still have some time to prepare this as the deadline is friday.
>
> 1. Category of award
>
> Best Open Source RCP Application
>
>
> 2. Name of person submitting award
>
> Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot
>
>
> 3. Contact information of person (telephone and e-mail)
>
> Phone: +33 6 ** ** ** ** (Note: My phone number will not be hidden in the
> final document)
> Mail: pamarcelot@apache.org
>
>
> 4. Name of product
>
> Apache Directory Studio
>
>
> 5. URL of product
>
> http://directory.apache.org/studio
>
>
> 6. 100 word description of product
>
> Apache Directory Studio is a complete directory tooling platform intended
> to be used with any LDAP server however it is particularly designed for use
> with the Apache Directory Server.
> Developed at the Apache Software Foundation as a sub-project of the
> Directory Top Level Project, Apache Directory Studio is an Eclipse RCP
> application that takes full advantage of the benefits inherent in the
> Eclipse platform. Composed of several Eclipse (OSGi) plugins, Apache
> Directory Studio can be easily upgraded with additional plugins. Apache
> Directory Studio plugins can even run within a full installation of Eclipse
> itself.
>
>
> 7. Description of the usability features
>
> Apache Directory Studio is composed of 5 major features :
>     * The LDAP Browser Plugin is a tool for browsing, searching and
> editing entries on an LDAP Server. It works with any LDAP Server.
>     * The LDIF Editor Plugin can be used to edit LDIF files. It provides
> syntax highlighting and content assistance.
>     * The ACI Editor Plugin enables the user to configure Access Controls
> of the Apache DS.
>     * The Schema Editor Plugin is intended to edit the Schema of an LDAP
> Server (object classes and attribute types). The Plugin can dynamically edit
> the Schema of an Apache Directory Server and load/save schemas files from/to
> OpenLDAP schema format.
>     * The Configuration Plugin for Apache DS can be used to edit the
> configuration file of the Apache Directory Server.
>
>
> 8. Description of why and how the product uniquely solves a particular
> problem. Ensure you also explain the problem.
>
> Apache Directory Studio features a full featured LDAP Browser which can be
> used to browse, search and edit entry on any LDAP Server. Its Eclipse-based
> user interface gives it an instant comprehension of its features and how
> they works.
> TO BE CONTINUED...
>
>
> 9. Description of the completeness of the solution, including the
> technology, but also documentation, white papers, tutorials, and web site.
> Include everything you think is important for your customers to be
> successful with the product.
>
> Apache Directory Studio is a complete Directory Tooling platform,
> including everything that can be useful for users working with directories
> and LDAP technologies. Apache Directory Studio uses all the underlying
> features inherited from its Eclipse base.
> Views, Editors, Wizards, Preferences, Jobs, the Apache Directory Team has
> tried to use every technology proposed by the Eclipse RCP platform.
> Each feature provides a comprehensive user guide available in the embedded
> help system, on the website (
> http://directory.apache.org/studio/users-guide.html), or in PDF.
> TO BE CONTINUED...
>
>
> 10. OPTIONAL: Feel free to send a 3-5 minute screen cam demo of your
> product
>
>
>
> I will prepare a 3-5 minutes screen cast of Studio later today or
> tomorrow.
> If you have ideas of a scenarios for it, feel free to post it. ;)
>
> Thanks,
> Pierre-Arnaud
>
>
> On Jan 22, 2008 9:31 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > +1 !
> >
> > I would really appreciate to see a Golden Globe or any kind of Oscar on
> > our web site !
> >
> > And it will demonstrate the quality of the incredible work done by the
> > Studio team !
> >
> > Go for it Pierre Arnaud !
> >
> > PS : who will get the prize ? :)
> >
> > Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Eclipse is organizing the "Eclipse Community Awards" [1].
> > >
> > > The Eclipse Community Awards were created to recognize and thank the
> > > individuals and technologies that make Eclipse a vibrant community.
> > > There are two categories of awards: 1) awards for individuals, and 2)
> > > awards for technologies and products. The awards will be presented on
> > > March 17, 2008 at EclipseCon 2008 <http://www.eclipsecon.org/2008/>.
> > >
> > > The deadline for nominations for the Eclipse Community Awards is
> > > Friday, January 25, 2008.
> > >
> > > In the "awards for technologies and products" category, they have an
> > > award for "*Best Open Source RCP Application* (Recognizes an open
> > > source project (not hosted at Eclipse) that illustrates the most
> > > innovative use of Eclipse RCP for end user applications)".
> > >
> > > They have, at the moment, 2 nominations for this award [2].
> > >
> > > What about proposing Apache Directory Studio for this award ?
> > >
> > > WDYT ?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Pierre-Arnaud
> > >
> > > [1] http://www.eclipse.org/org/foundation/eclipseawards/index.php
> > > [2]
> > >
> > http://www.eclipse.org/org/foundation/eclipseawards/technology_nominations.php
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > --
> > cordialement, regards,
> > Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> > www.iktek.com
> > directory.apache.org
> >
> >
> >
>

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