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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Must use the incubating qualifier
Date Sun, 24 Jun 2012 03:54:10 GMT

On Jun 23, 2012, at 8:39 AM, Rob Weir wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 9:53 AM, drew jensen <drewjensen.inbox@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, 2012-06-23 at 09:51 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 9:48 AM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
>>>> On Sat, 2012-06-23 at 08:52 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>>> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 8:41 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
wrote:
>>>>>> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 5:58 AM, Ross Gardler
>>>>>> <rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> It has been pointed out on the general list that AOO is not always
using
>>>>>>> the incubating qualifier. For example recent blog posts don't
include it.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> It is right there, first thing on the page, in a very large font,
for
>>>>>> every blog post:  "Apache OpenOffice (incubating)"
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> E.g, :  https://blogs.apache.org/OOo/entry/5_million_downloads_of_apache
>>>>> 
>>>>> Note the <title> of the page says "Apache OpenOffice (incubating)".
>>>>> Ditto for the largest (and first) header on the page.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Looking at the general list, it sounds like NIck's issue was that blog
>>>>> aggregators, such as used by Apache for generating content on the home
>>>>> page are not picking up on this.
>>>> 
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>> Maybe, I just read the incubator list also I think Nick is saying that
>>>> _any_ time the phrase Apache OpenOffice is used it must have the word
>>>> incubating included, not just in the title.
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> But that's not the policy.  The policy is that it must be called out
>>> as incubating at first mention in the document.
>> 
>> That's what I thought also - I'm saying how it reads to me, that's all.
>> 
> 
> Maybe the key is to realize that when we publish a blog post, we
> publish two things:
> 
> 1) A web page, which does IMHO have the correct incubation notices on it.
> 
> 2) An Atom feed that will be used by websites and services outside of
> our immediate control, and which will not bring along the full page
> context from the blog.
> 
> On the second one, I think the remedy might be get the incubation
> notice into the post ("entry") titles.  It may be possible to do this
> automatically (per my previous post), but it could be done manually as
> well.

Give it 24 hours and I'll do it manually. It will take 20 minutes or less (except for the
Japanese.)

> 
> -Rob
> 
>>> 
>>> -Rob
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> //drew
>>>> 
>>>> <snip>
>>>> 
>> 
>> 


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