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From "Alexei Fedotov" <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [doc][website] finalizing changes to nav pane
Date Wed, 27 Jun 2007 15:10:25 GMT
Nadya,
> If nobody objects, I'll move the definitions of committers, contributors
> and PMC to the Who We Are page.
This sounds great. Thank you in advance.


On 6/25/07, Morozova, Nadezhda <nadezhda.morozova@intel.com> wrote:
> Alexei,
> Thanks for bringing attention to this page. I remember that we renamed
> the link to "Who we are" explicitly to show that it's not only the
> committers' list. We also planned to add other
> roles-and-responsibilities info there from the Guidelines page
> http://harmony.apache.org/guidelines.html "People, Places, and Things"
> section. However, the change was not made.
>
> Currently, we've a new name for the old page, and it doesn't seem right.
> If nobody objects, I'll move the definitions of committers, contributors
> and PMC to the Who We Are page.
>
> Cheers,
> Nadya
>
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Alexei Fedotov [mailto:alexei.fedotov@gmail.com]
> >Sent: Friday, June 22, 2007 1:00 PM
> >To: dev@harmony.apache.org
> >Subject: Re: [doc][website] finalizing changes to nav pane
> >
> >Nadya,
> >
> >What do you think about renaming "Community"->"Who we are" reference
> >on the first page with "Committers"? I think this would be more direct
> >and less confusing. People might expect to see a list of community
> >members when they click to "Community"->"Who we are".
> >
> >Thanks.
> >
> >On 1/18/07, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Jan 18, 2007, at 7:15 AM, Morozova, Nadezhda wrote:
> >>
> >> > Hi everyone,
> >> > After a long-long pause, I'm restarting the thread about our
> website
> >> > navigation menu and generic pages that require improvement. I hope
> >> > that
> >> > after the New Year all the emotions have boiled down and we can
> move
> >> > over this quickly :)
> >> >
> >> > Key ideas that were gathered during the review of the sandbox copy
> of
> >> > website:
> >> > (1) navigation menu is mostly ok though several improvements are
> >> > possible
> >>
> >> I'm in the "it's ok" camp. There are tweaks, but I still don't see
> >> where major change is needed.
> >>
> >> > (2) some generic pages require improvement because they're outdated
> or
> >> > do not contain required info or don't deliver their main idea
> clearly
> >>
> >> +1
> >>
> >> > (3) starting page does not give a clear idea of where our project
> is -
> >> > for a newcomer
> >>
> >> ?
> >>
> >> > Let's address these one by one. This letter is about (1) only. For
> (2)
> >> > and (3), I'll send patches per page so that we don't miss anything
> >> > during the review.
> >> >
> >> > For the nav pane, I've a patch ready and waiting for your approval
> to
> >> > commit. If you are strongly against a change suggested, let's
> discuss
> >> > this. New version:
> >> >
> >> > General
> >> >     * Home
> >> >     * License
> >> >     * Contribution Policy
> >> >     * Downloads
> >> >     * FAQ
> >> > (removed references to ASF and project guidelines because the
> >> > Guidelines
> >> > actually have info on a number of very different topics, we can try
> >> > and
> >> > find a better place for them; having Policy *and* Guidelines
> confuses
> >> > many people)
> >>
> >> We're an ASF project - please put the ASF link back.
> >>
> >> who has been confused by having "Contribution Policy" and "Project
> >> Guidelines"?
> >>
> >> >
> >> > Community
> >> >     * Get Involved
> >> >     * Who we are
> >> >     * Mailing Lists
> >> >     * Bug Tracker
> >> > (removed Documentation (useless page), FAQ is above now, Wiki is in
> >> > docs
> >> > now, renamed Committers > Who we are (might not be the best name,
> but
> >> > the page can be about PMC, committers and contributors, why only
> the
> >> > committers?); moved JIRA to this list and renamed > Bug Tracker as
> the
> >> > more generic term)
> >>
> >> Ok
> >>
> >> >
> >> > Development
> >> >     * Source Code
> >> >     * Getting Started (link for contributors)
> >> >     * Project Roadmap
> >> >     * Resolution Guideline
> >> > (removed How are we Doing (useless page), moved roadmap lower to
> make
> >> > Source code stand out, removed Other projects (rarely used page),
> >> > added
> >> > Resolution guideline)
> >>
> >> We should keep the "Other Projects" and keep it up to date.  Why are
> >> Resolution Guidlines not in docs?
> >>
> >> >
> >> > Documentation
> >> >     * Sitemap
> >> >     * Wiki
> >> >     * HDK
> >> >     * DRLVM
> >> >     * Class Libraries
> >> >     * Build-test Framework
> >> > (renamed Subcomponents > Documentation; added sitemap (the file
> itself
> >> > is under development now), added wiki link here, added HDK page
> >> > (discussible, but hope to have a nice patch to describe our
> >> > deliverable
> >> > there); removed classlib status (outdated, we can have Wiki
> instead)
> >>
> >> Uh, I'm not a big fan of having important info on the Wiki.  can we
> >> put that back?  I think it's important to have that kind of stuff in
> >> one place, here on the site.
> >>
> >> geir
> >>
> >> >
> >> > Thanks,
> >> > nadya
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >--
> >With best regards,
> >Alexei,
> >ESSD, Intel
>


-- 
With best regards,
Alexei,
ESSD, Intel

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