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From Mark Hindess <mark.hind...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [site] One-sentence project description
Date Wed, 24 Nov 2010 13:41:46 GMT

In message <AANLkTikn8VzAdwba8V-bv0q++ayWk079O-H3HM8QZVBg@mail.gmail.com>,
Sian January writes:
>
> Thanks to those who commented.  I have checked this in today for
> in order to get something up there that complies with the ASF
> requirements, but I am happy to update it at a later date if anyone
> wants to discuss the wording further.

Excellent.  Thanks.

> Is there anyone maintaining the Russian site who is able to translate
> this and check it in?  If not, can I suggest we consider removing the
> Russian pages since they are starting to get out of date.

+1.  We should remove them.  If someone steps in to update them then
the old pages will be in svn.  Currently the Russian pages are just
misleading.

-Mark

> 2010/11/24 sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>:
> > 2010/11/24 Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>:
> >> Yours sounds better but using "complete" could be a bit misleading
> >> since Harmony is not yet complete. =9AI know that's not the intended
> >> meaning but not everyone has English as their first language, so how
> >> about:
> >>
> >> "Apache Harmony software is a modular Java runtime with class
> >> libraries and associated tools"?
> >
> > That would be fine.
> >
> >>
> >>
> >> 2010/11/24 sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>:
> >>> 2010/11/24 Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>:
> >>>> "Apache Harmony software is a modular Java runtime, class libraries
> >>>> and associated tools"?
> >>>
> >>> Reads oddly to me - "is" should not be used with plurals (libraries, to=
> ols).
> >>>
> >>> Perhaps
> >>>
> >>> "Apache Harmony software is a modular Java runtime, complete with
> >>> class libraries
> >>> and associated tools"?
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On 17 November 2010 13:33, Gregory Shimansky <gshimansky@gmail.com>
wr=
> ote:
> >>>>> But it also includes JVMTI agent and some tools. So it is not only
VM=
>  and
> >>>>> class library.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 17.11.2010 16:18, Alexei Fedotov =D0=C9=DB=C5=D4:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Sian,
> >>>>>> I like the latter. Is it ok to replace "consists of" by "is"?
> >>>>>> Independence is assumed by Apache anyway.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> --
> >>>>>> With best regards / =D3 =CE=C1=C9=CC=D5=DE=DB=C9=CD=C9 =D0=CF=D6=C5=
> =CC=C1=CE=C9=D1=CD=C9,
> >>>>>> Alexei Fedotov / =E1=CC=C5=CB=D3=C5=CA =E6=C5=C4=CF=D4=CF=D7,
> >>>>>> http://dataved.ru/
> >>>>>> +7 916 562 8095
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 4:08 PM, Sian January
> >>>>>> <sianjanuary@googlemail.com> =9Awrote:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> In order to meet the ASF requirements[1] for the Harmony
website we
> >>>>>>> need to have a one-sentence description of the project on
our main =
> web
> >>>>>>> page, the downloads page and in the DOAP file. =9AIt needs
to descr=
> ibe
> >>>>>>> the 'product' itself rather than the community or the project
aims.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I haven't spent ages thinking about this but how about something
li=
> ke:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> "Apache Harmony software is an independent implementation
of Java S=
> E 5
> >>>>>>> and 6 with a modular runtime architecture."
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> or to be more general:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> "Apache Harmony software consists of a modular Java runtime
and cla=
> ss
> >>>>>>> libraries."
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Any thoughts?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Sian
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> [1] http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/pmcs#naming
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> --
> >>>>>>> Unless stated otherwise above:
> >>>>>>> IBM United Kingdom Limited - Registered in England and Wales
with n=
> umber
> >>>>>>> 741598.
> >>>>>>> Registered office: PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth,
Hampshire =
> PO6
> >>>>>>> 3AU
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> Unless stated otherwise above:
> >>>> IBM United Kingdom Limited - Registered in England and Wales with numb=
> er 741598.
> >>>> Registered office: PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6=
>  3AU
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Unless stated otherwise above:
> >> IBM United Kingdom Limited - Registered in England and Wales with number=
>  741598.
> >> Registered office: PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3=
> AU
> >>
> >
> 
> 
> 
> --=20
> Unless stated otherwise above:
> IBM United Kingdom Limited - Registered in England and Wales with number 74=
> 1598.
> Registered office: PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3AU
> 



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