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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Rearrange the "Project List" into multiple pages?
Date Tue, 25 Mar 2014 01:30:06 GMT
On 25 March 2014 01:18, David Crossley <crossley@apache.org> wrote:
> 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 idea was not to lose all the existing data, most of which I think
is only displayed on that page currently.

The idea was to provide a summary in addition to the individual more
detailed sections.

>> >
>> >> 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.

Yes, but Clutch uses podlings.xml directly.

The question was whether the generated page should contain resourcename.
It may also need to contain resourceAliases.

> -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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