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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@wkwyw.net>
Subject Re: [RT] my Forrest dream-list
Date Thu, 21 Feb 2002 12:37:53 GMT


Steven Noels wrote:

> Stefano wrote:
>> 1) logs and community rating: I want to have numbers to judge the value
>>of a community/effort
> 
> Downloads, number of commiters, numbers of people subscribed on the users/dev
> list, numbers of mail messages / week on these lists, CVS activity...
> 
> The kind of parameters I use to 'judge' an Apache project I haven't been looking
> into before. Unfortunately, not all of those are easy to get hold off.
> 
> 
>> 2) built-in search engine: users much have a simple way to find things
>>
> 
> Lucene sure is an option, but maybe we can bug Google to index the
> xml.apache.org pages (even) more often, and reuse that search functionality
> instead.
> 
> 
>> 3) user-writable pages: people should have a way to add things to the
>>pages.
>>
> 


[snip]

> 
> 
>> 4) short bios for the project committers, with pictures: gives a better
>>sense of community. Having a weblog there would be great.
>>
>> 5) news, announcements, events and project calendaring: the news and
>>the annoucements will generate a RSS feed, events will be aggregated
>>


[snip]


>> 6) book-like PDF versions of documentation: easy to print out docs.
>>
>> 7) integration with GUMP: dependencies, runs, committer that broke the
>>run
>>
>> 8) javadocs seemlessly integrated with the documentation and with the
>>search engine
>>

>> 9) mail archive seemlessly integrated with the search engine (I should
>>look for something and get results from either docs, javadocs or emails
>>messages)
>>
>> 10) coherent-looking CVS view
>>
>> 11) document translation using Google translation services


12) Integrated poject management, task management, bug tracking, team 
management, feature requests, process management




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