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From "B. W. Fitzpatrick" <f...@red-bean.com>
Subject Re: [RFC] prototype committers list with links
Date Mon, 02 Dec 2002 19:38:21 GMT

Sam Ruby <rubys@apache.org> writes:
> Web page can be found at:
> 
> 	http://cvs.apache.org/~rubys/committers.html
> 
> Source to the script can be found at:
> 
> 	http://cvs.apache.org/~rubys/committers.pl
> 
> Fire away with comments, criticisms, suggestions, and most importantly, 
> patches.  I believe that this addresses most, if not all, of the 
> concerns identified to date.  If not, let me know.
> 
> Notes:
> 
> 1) The links were lovingly screen scraped from the httpd, jakarta, and 
> members pages.  In the case where a multiple links are associated with 
> an id, one is chosen essentially randomly (hint: community pages which 
> provide actual apache user ids are taken as more authoritative as ones 
> that merely provide names).

OK.
 
> 2) The list is all inclusive for committers, but in order to get a link 
> to appear on this page you must have an entry on a community page and 
> furthermore provide a link (i.e., presence of links are both community 
> monitored/enforced and totally opt-in).

Hmmm... Dunno about this one. If you could come up with a better way
to get the links for userids (maybe a txt file in the committers cvs
repos that maps userid -> urls?), I'd be happy with that.
 
> 3) No validation of any kind of the content of the website referenced by 
> the URL is enforced.

Cool.
 
> 4) People are free to "deep link" to this page in its current location, 
> but the ultimate goal is for this content to migrate to a more prominent 
> and stable location.

Sounds good to me--kind of a committers page like the members page,
eh?

-Fitz

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