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Subject Re: Links to Sun/Oracle on welcome page
Date Wed, 25 Aug 2010 08:23:16 GMT
On 25/08/2010 09:18, Mark Thomas wrote:
> On 25/08/2010 08:45, Mladen Turk wrote:
>> Just been looking at the #49819 (awesome BTW)
> Huge +1. Now, how easy would it be to convert the web site and the docs
> to match whilst still keeping stuff in svn, updates simple and diffs
> clean? ( I know, I don't want much do I ;) )

I'm looking at it, I thought someone might say something like that.
The manager apps are under the scope too.

>> and noticed we are still referring to "Sun ..."
>> Now, dunno if some from the community can give the
>> answer whether this is still Sun or whether should
>> be changed to Oracle.
> Given all the Java sites are moving to Oracle, my guess is that all
> references to Sun are going to need to be replaced.

Fair point.

>> Next thing is why do we need that at the first
>> place on our welcome page? Seems to me like
>> we are giving a free advertise to the company
>> that is turning 180 regarding OSS.
>> I would rather put links to something within
>> ASF that might be valuable to the community
>> or directly to JCP pages (if links to specs are needed).
> Agree completely. I have no issues linking to the JCP for the specs but
> lets no give free advertising to a competitor.

Any suggestions as to specific replacements for this, or anything else
on there are welcome.


> Mark
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