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From "Dennis E. Hamilton" <>
Subject RE: Migrating the web forums at to Apache servers
Date Mon, 08 Aug 2011 12:47:41 GMT
To avoid branding issues and the rules for incubators, I favor the simplified wording without
"Apache" if that works.  That is, Andy Brown's suggested

" and related products"

(assuming we are still talking about material accessed via * and not *

Pointing to "Apache (incubator)" then makes sense as one of those related products.
 This can be adjusted over time, first when we have our first podling releases, and then when
we become a Top-Level Project (TLP).  There are many miles to travel, rivers to ford, oceans
to cross.

 - Dennis

-----Original Message-----
From: Ingrid von der Mehden [] 
Sent: Monday, August 08, 2011 05:04
Subject: Re: Migrating the web forums at to Apache servers

Am 08.08.2011 02:01, schrieb Rob Weir:
> On Sun, Aug 7, 2011 at 7:51 PM, Andy Brown<>  wrote:
>> [ ... ]

>> Would it not be more accurate to say " and related products"?
>>   At this time there is no Apache to be related to.  Even
>> Apache will be one of those "related products".
> My understanding of Apache Branding Requirements is that we only need
> to use the full name the first time it is used on the page. So title =

> "Apache Support Forum" and subtitle = "User community
> support forum for and related products" would be fine.
+1 to this suggestion for the forum header.
It is inviting and gives equal rights to all flavors of


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