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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Rearrange the "Project List" into multiple pages?
Date Tue, 25 Mar 2014 01:18:12 GMT
On Tue, 25 Mar 2014, at 12:06 PM, sebb wrote:
> On 24 March 2014 20:56, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 9:17 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> The Project List [1] currently shows full details for all podlings
> >> past and present in a single rather long page.
> >>
> >> It might be better to have individual pages for the
> >> current/graduated/retired podlings, with a much simpler one-line
> >> summary of all the podlings on the existing page.
> >
> > I like the idea of paring down the information on the Project List page
> > regardless.
> >
> > As for breaking things up into three pages... it may not be necessary once
> > the rows shrink.
> >
> >> The summary could contain just the name, resourcename, status and
> >> enddate (if relevant)
> >> For example
> >>
> >> Agila     agila      retired     2006-12-05
> >> Airavata airavata graduated 2012-09-19
> >> Allura     allura    current
> >
> > I'd suggest "Project", "Status" and "Dates".
> >
> > The "resourcename" is only of interest to a limited audience and it can be
> > derived from the URL for the podling status webpage, right?
> 
> Not always, for example
> 
> OpenOffice.org => ooo
> 
> The usecase for the resourcename (perhaps resourceAlias) is to access SVN

Also for poor Clutch to try to keep up with the inconsistency of project
names.

-David

> > My suggestion would be to omit it.
> >
> > *   The "Project" field should link to the project website: TLP site for
> >     graduated podlings, podling website for podlings currently in incubation,
> >     unlinked for retired podlings.
> > *   The "Status" field should link to the podling's incubation status page.
> >     (e.g. <http://incubator.apache.org/projects/foo.html>)
> > *   The "Dates" field should include both start date and end date, separated
> >     by an en dash (`&ndash;`) flanked by spaces: `2012-01-01 - 2013-12-31`.
> >     For podlings still in incubation, the end date could be replaced with
> >     "present": `2014-01-01 - present`
> >
> > Marvin Humphrey
> >
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