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From "Sander Striker" <stri...@apache.org>
Subject Subject lines, SHOULD'VE BEEN: Policies, WAS: RE: APR-Serf
Date Fri, 25 Oct 2002 15:11:38 GMT
I'm sorry, but what has this got to do with APR-Serf?
I know, I've been guilty of not changing subjects too,
but when cross-posting, at least let the subject reflect
what it is about.

Thanks,

Sander

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nicola Ken Barozzi [mailto:nicolaken@apache.org]
> Sent: 25 October 2002 16:35
> To: general@commons.apache.org; general@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: APR-Serf
> 
> 
> 
> /CCing incubator/
> 
> Henri Yandell wrote:
> > 
> > On Fri, 25 Oct 2002, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>I also don't think that the PMC should set guidelines on a release
> >>(other than 3 binding +1s) or on coding style or on build systems.
> >>Leave that up to the committers.  The PMCs job should be to stay the
> >>heck out of the way of the committers.  If the committers need help,
> >>they can ask the PMC for guidance, but let's not have a PMC that
> >>dictates from upon high.
> > 
> > I'm assuming other things would exist. A project must have a
> > PROPOSAL.html. A project must maintain a STATUS.html. A release must have
> > a release manager.
> 
> In Forrest, we have decided to keep the information about the project in 
> xml files.
> 
> There are two files: module.xml and status.xml.
> Examples from Forrest CVS:
> http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/xml-forrest/module.xml?rev=HEAD&content-type=text/vnd.viewcvs-markup

> http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/xml-forrest/status.xml?rev=1.20&content-type=text/vnd.viewcvs-markup
> 
> Since they have stylesheets, opening them in the browser shows:
> http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/*checkout*/xml-forrest/module.xml?rev=HEAD&content-type=text/xml
> http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/*checkout*/xml-forrest/status.xml?rev=HEAD&content-type=text/xml
> 
> Which is quite cool IMHO.
> 
> Module.xml is a descriptor of the CVS module and the project it 
> contains, with goals, license, credits, project-related info and 
> dependencies with other projects.
> 
> In status.xml there are the committers, the todo and the changes.
> 
> Forrest already makes info based on status, and we'll get module.xml 
> done too soon:
> 
>   http://xml.apache.org/forrest/changes.html
>   http://xml.apache.org/forrest/todo.html
> 
> What do you think, could this be an option?
> 
> -- 
> Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
>              - verba volant, scripta manent -
>     (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
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