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From Jim Moore <jim.mo...@veritas.com>
Subject RE: [proposal] creation of communitity.apache.org
Date Wed, 27 Nov 2002 21:31:39 GMT
Ditto.


-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew C. Oliver [mailto:acoliver@apache.org] 
Sent: Wednesday, November 27, 2002 3:49 PM
To: community@apache.org
Subject: Re: [proposal] creation of communitity.apache.org


+1 on the alias.  0 on the content suggestion (I don't think we should vote
on what people put on their page, certainly make it a strong suggestion -- I
don't actually how people botch my name ;-) )

-Andy

Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> Dear ASF citizens,
>
> I would like to propose the creation of the 'community.apache.org' web
> site.
>
> Currently, some people have their apache homepage on
> www.apache.org/~name and some on cvs.apache.org/~name and some don't 
> have it.
>
> This creates fragmentation and confusion.
>
> I would like to propose the creation of such a virtual host so that
> all apache homepages will be hosted at
>
>  http://community.apache.org/~name
>
> and
>
>  http://www.apache.org/~name
>  http://cvs.apache.org/~name
>
> are automatically redirected there.
>
>                                        - o -
>
> These homepages should at least contain:
>
>  1) short bio
>  2) picture (possibly funny)
>  3) sound file with the person pronouncing their name (so hopefully
> people will stop mispronouncing names! like mine, for example!)
>  4) interests and projects currently worked on.
>
> It doesn't matter how you come up with that page/pages as long as it's
> reasonably valid HTML.
>
> That page should be hosted on your "public_html" directory on your
> cvs.apache.org account (all committers have one, unlike www.apache.org 
> where only a few do)
>
>                                         - o -
>
> Also, you might want to check out a little project about community
> visualization using dynamic SVG I've been working on
>
>  http://www.apache.org/~stefano/community/
>
> note that you need a SVG-capable browser in order to view it in all
> its splendor.
>
> Please, read also the docs that explain what it is and why I wrote it
> and what it the long-term goal.
>
> Please place your vote.
>
> Thank you.

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