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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Rearrange the "Project List" into multiple pages?
Date Tue, 25 Mar 2014 01:06:14 GMT
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

> 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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