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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: how to get information out about non-Apache builds/packages
Date Thu, 10 May 2012 16:07:25 GMT
On Thu, 2012-05-10 at 09:00 -0700, Kay Schenk wrote:
> On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 3:41 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 6:24 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Do we want to do something to make folks aware of non-Apache packs for
> > AOO
> > > (3.4.0 and beyond).
> > >
> > > I don't know how this has been done in the past, if at all.
> > >
> > > Right now I know there is a download on freebsd.org, and Wolf has made a
> > > Ubuntu build on ??? (I need to track this down)
> > >
> > >
> > > Any ideas on this in terms of collection and placement?
> > >
> >
> > Some other Apache projects list derived products on their websites,
> > with a suitable disclaimer.   See, for example what Subversion does:
> >
> > http://subversion.apache.org/packages.html
> >
> 
> ok, thanks for this bit of information...
> 
> 
> >
> > I think this is an important part of encouraging the ecosystem.  A
> > parent should be proud of his children's accomplishment, and not be
> > jealous.   So we want products based on AOO code to be popular, very
> > popular.  That is what success looks like,
> >
> > But I don't think we need to search the web for products to list.  But
> > if someone requests this we can discuss on a case-by-case basis.
> >
> 
> I didn't mean to imply this. I meant dealing with the packagings we are
> sort of already aware of from list members here.
> 
> 
> > But where to put it?   It could be a link from the download/index.html
> > to another page where we maintain that information.
> >
> 
> That sounds like a good idea to me...maybe even as a separate sub-category
> a la "Additional Resources" so it's easy to spot.
> 
> 
> >
> > We'd probably want to have some standards for how these are listed.
> > Otherwise one vendor wants a 50x50 icon, and the next wants a 75x75
> > and then the next wants 200x200 in order to show up better.   We need
> > to be fair. So that probably means the listings need to meet some
> > requirement for length and content.
> >
> 
> > For example:
> >
> > 1) product must be based on Apache OpenOffice
> >
> > 2) If product uses Apache trademarks they must be used properly, i.e.,
> > permission where needed, attribution,etc.
> >
> > 3) product listing per some specification (see Subversion for one style)
> >
> 
> yes...
> 
> I'm making an assumption based on what you're saying here, that you think
> it would be better put up as an actual web page, where we could review
> entries, rather than put up this new page as a wiki page. Yes?

I would agree - it's not something I would want to make self-service, as
the wiki is, it would need to be gated so a web page for sure, IMO.

//drew


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