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From "robert burrell donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Incubator reports
Date Tue, 19 Jun 2007 20:49:35 GMT
On 6/19/07, Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com> wrote:
>
> Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
>
> > Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com> wrote:
> > > robert burrell donkin wrote:
> > >
> > > > Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com> wrote:
> > > > > Leo Simons wrote:
> > > > > > This scheduling stuff keeps confusing me. My own calendar says
> next
> > > > > > month.
> > > > > A frequent if not constant problem.  I keep complaining about the
> > > > > problem of redundant and often incorrect meta-data.  To resolve
> it,
> > > > > I'm considering deleting the schedules from the Wiki entirely, and
> > > > > just using committers/board/incubator-info.txt.
> > > > the wiki schedules don't seem to work very well
> > > > i like the idea of using RDF meta-data and storing it in subversion
> > > So you want to re-cast incubator-info.txt in RDF?
> > > RDF is the direction that Dave was working on.
>
> > i think that there are a couple of distinct questions:
> > 1. should the information be public?
>
> Yes.  Why not?


+1

> 2. should the information be machine readable?
>
> IMO, yes.


+1


> I like, I think, all of this to be in the STATUS files, putting everything
> in one place per project, rather than needing to update both the STATUS
> and
> incubator-info.txt files.  We could then eliminate incubator-info.txt
> .  But
> am open to other views.  The goal should be to eliminate the redundant
> data,
> and generate artifacts from a single (optionally, per-project) canonical
> source.  This could tie in well with projects.apache.org.


+1

- robert

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