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From Craig L Russell <craig.russ...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: Versioned Reference Manual
Date Fri, 27 May 2011 19:14:15 GMT
Tauren,

Please read my message again.

I'm afraid you have completely misunderstood it.

Craig

On May 27, 2011, at 11:49 AM, Tauren Mills wrote:

> Les,
>
> I didn't realize the ASF mandated what tools its projects could use.
> That seems counter-productive to me. But if so, perhaps the new CMS
> would be the simpler solution for now.
>
> It's a shame that the ASF would choose to limit its projects from
> using tools that it does not provide. There are solutions out there
> that are improving, simplifying, and streamlining development
> processes at breakneck speeds. I believe that projects which embrace
> and stay current with these new techniques have a significant
> advantages. I worry that ASF projects are becoming looked upon as old
> dinosaurs that don't know how to keep up with the cool kids. Do we
> really want to be Blackberry wielding developers?
> http://gozzip.me/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/iPhone-vs-Android-vs-BlackBerry_large.jpg
>
> Tauren
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 11:10 AM, Craig L Russell
> <craig.russell@oracle.com> wrote:
>> The ASF recently converted to a CMS with a home-grown editor with  
>> markdown
>> for the main Apache site. Other Apache projects can also use the
>> infrastructure as well. Contact infra@ for details on how to  
>> migrate the
>> Shiro site to the new CMS.
>>
>> Craig
>>
>> On May 27, 2011, at 10:30 AM, Les Hazlewood wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Tauren,
>>>
>>> This is pretty cool - I'd have to ask the PMC and maybe the ASF  
>>> Board
>>> how this should work though - as I understand it, all ASF content  
>>> must
>>> be hosted by ASF resources.  I'm not sure how git would/could be  
>>> used
>>> for something like this.  I.e. if you'd consider git an 'editor',  
>>> but
>>> the final output is put in our SVN? Not sure...
>>>
>>> Does anyone know or have any ideas? Kalle? Alan? Craig?
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> --
>>> Les Hazlewood
>>> Founder, Katasoft, Inc.
>>> Application Security Products & Professional Apache Shiro Support  
>>> and
>>> Training:
>>> http://www.katasoft.com
>>>
>>> On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 3:46 PM, Tauren Mills <tauren@groovee.com>  
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I was just browsing the new documentation section on the
>>>> html5boilerplate site and found an example of using github with
>>>> Markdown to allow anyone to edit the docs. This is very similar to
>>>> what I was suggesting previously. Take a look and see just how  
>>>> easy it
>>>> would be for people to contribute:
>>>>
>>>> http://html5boilerplate.com/docs/#Home
>>>>
>>>> Clicking the "Edit this Page" link takes you to a github page  
>>>> with an
>>>> editor opened. No yucky xml or html tags to deal with. And they  
>>>> give
>>>> you the choice of 9 difference markup languages to use.
>>>>
>>>> This solution is slightly different than what I was proposing since
>>>> they are using the github wiki. But it is git-backed and should  
>>>> work
>>>> just as well. It also appears to be deployed to their custom  
>>>> website,
>>>> not having to reside on a github hosted site.
>>>>
>>>> Food for thought...
>>>>
>>>> Tauren
>>
>> Craig L Russell
>> Architect, Oracle
>> http://db.apache.org/jdo
>> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@oracle.com
>> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>>
>>

Craig L Russell
Architect, Oracle
http://db.apache.org/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@oracle.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!


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