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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: FOSDEM 2013 devroom request: Apache Allura
Date Wed, 03 Oct 2012 16:36:54 GMT
I've sent an update to the FOSDEM email address that the original was sent to.

On Oct 3, 2012, at 12:28 PM, Rich Bowen wrote:

> 
> On Oct 3, 2012, at 8:47 AM, Roberto Galoppini wrote:
> 
>> (sent on behalf of the Apache Allura Podling:
>> http://incubator.apache.org/projects/allura.html <http://s.apache.org/PI0>
)
>> 
>> * Devroom name: Apache Allura
>> 
>> * Description
>> 
>> Apache Allura, formerly known as Allura, is the forge platform backing
> 
> The first instance where the project name is mentioned, we need to say Apache Allura
(Incubating). We cannot yet call it Apache Allura, while it is in the incubator.
> 
>> SourceForge and other forges around the world. The project, has been
>> incubated at the Apache Software Foundation since June 2012. While the
>> podling is still in its early stage, new developers have joined our
>> mailing-list and start working on new features and ideas.
>> 
>> 
>> * Project URLs
>> - http://incubator.apache.org/allura/
> 
> That URL isn't actually up yet. Instead, we should use either http://incubator.apache.org/projects/allura.html
or http://sf.net/p/allura
> 
>> 
>> * Why should FOSDEM accept this proposal?
>> 
>> The Apache Allura podling is already attracting new volunteers and is able
>> to successfully engage them. Recent
>> contributions, like the work-in-progress integration with the software
>> metrics tools created by Bitergia, will allow both people from academia and
>> new developers with the possibility to face interesting challenges, and
>> there are also tasks available for non-developers (docs, etc).
>> 
>> An Apache Allura devroom would allow existing volunteers to meet anddiscuss
>> future developments, and users and potential new volunteers to learn how
>> they can help the project, thanks to presentations and hacking sessions
>> spanning a broad range of topics.
> 
> It might be nice to list specific functionality that people would be working on, as that
might be more appealing to a developer audience.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Rich Bowen
> rbowen@rcbowen.com
> Shosholoza
> 
> 

-- 
Rich Bowen
rbowen@rcbowen.com :: @rbowen
rbowen@apache.org







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