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Subject svn commit: r430567 - /incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/participation.html
Date Thu, 10 Aug 2006 22:28:52 GMT
Author: clr
Date: Thu Aug 10 15:28:51 2006
New Revision: 430567

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=430567&view=rev
Log:
Built the participation.html page

Modified:
    incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/participation.html

Modified: incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/participation.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/participation.html?rev=430567&r1=430566&r2=430567&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/participation.html (original)
+++ incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/participation.html Thu Aug 10 15:28:51 2006
@@ -95,8 +95,8 @@
 </h3>
 <div class="section-content">
 <p>
-This document is descriptive not normative. It aims to help those who are new 
-to the Incubator learn it's ways and netiquette.
+This document is descriptive, not normative. It aims to help those who are new 
+to the Incubator learn its ways and netiquette.
           </p>
 </div>
 <h3>
@@ -108,7 +108,7 @@
 work at Apache, read <a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/site/mail.html">this</a>.
             </p>
 <p>
-The incubator is a public meeting place with a diverse and ever changing community. 
+The incubator is a public meeting place with a diverse and ever-changing community. 
 Creating social bonds and establishing a reputation is important. Please be polite, 
 courteous and diplomatic. 
             </p>
@@ -139,7 +139,7 @@
 All are encouraged to subscribe, read and post their opinions in the usual way.
             	</p>
 <p>
-Anyone can by their words influence the decision making process and may vote on VOTE
+Anyone can by their words influence the decision-making process and may vote on VOTE
 threads. However (as is usual) only the votes of those on the 
 <a href="/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibilites.html#Incubator+Project+Management+Committee+%28PMC%29">Incubator
PMC</a> are binding on Apache.
             	</p>
@@ -150,11 +150,11 @@
 <div class="section-content">
 <p>
 A <a href="http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#users">user</a>

-is anyone that uses our software. Most Apache projects have active user
+is anyone who uses our software. Most Apache projects have active user
 communities who are willing to provide help. This is not always the case with incubator podlings.
         		</p>
 <p>
-To gain the maximum benefit from any immature project (as many incubation podlings are),

+To gain the maximum benefit from any immature project (as many podlings are), 
 adopt an active attitude. 
 Read <a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/site/contributing.html">On Contributing</a>
 and 
@@ -174,7 +174,7 @@
                 </p>
 <p>
 Apache is a <a href="http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#decision-making">
-<em>DO</em>-ocracy</a>. The first step along the road leading through 
+<em>DO</em>-ocracy</a>. The first step along the road leading to 
 <a href="#committer">committership</a> is to become a developer. For more information
start with
 <a href="http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html">How Apache Works</a>
 and the <a href="http://www.apache.org/dev/">developer documentation</a>.
@@ -205,10 +205,10 @@
 committer.
             	</p>
 <p>
+The right way to express interest is by a post to the list with a brief introduction. 
 Piling onto a proposal (by adding your own name as an initial committer) is impolite.
 Read 
 <a href="http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/200607.mbox/%3cC73C6D24-3216-4EB4-8846-1218B38CC594@gbiv.com%3e">this
thread</a>.
-The right way to express interest is by a post to the list with a brief introduction. 
             	</p>
 <p>
 A podling needs to learn how to recruit new committers from its developers. So,
@@ -229,7 +229,7 @@
 Eligibility to act as a formal 
 <a href="/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibilities.html#Mentor">Mentor</a> is 
 <a href="/incubation/Incubation_Policy#Mentor">limited</a>. The best way for
an eligible 
-individual to become a Mentor is to post a note introducing themselves 
+individual to become a Mentor is to post a note introducing him- or herself 
 and volunteering their services to <code>general.AT.incubator.apache.org</code>

 during the development of the <a href="proposal.html">proposal</a>.
             	</p>



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