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From Ben Hyde <bh...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [proposal] creation of communitity.apache.org
Date Sun, 01 Dec 2002 15:08:49 GMT

On Sunday, December 1, 2002, at 06:04 AM, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> Ben Hyde wrote:
>>> 'community.apache.org' web site.
>> -1
>
> Uh, thanks Ben. That helped a lot understanding the reasons behind 
> your negative vote.

My prior post regarding this enthusiasm follows...

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> It would be fun to have an Apache community aggregate of web logs, but
> I have trouble seeing how it serves the foundation's mission.  Sorry to
> be a wet
> blanket...
>
> I'm concerned that if we create people.apache.org we create another
> inside/outsider boundary.  I've got a handful of other concerns about
> this, but that's my primary one.
>
> Some other ones...
>
> I'd rather not co-mingles the Apache brand with the personal web face
> of individuals in various subparts of the community.
>
> Our mission.  Creating great software.  Puzzling out how to do that
> productively in cooperative volunteer teams.  Releasing that widely
> under a license that is both open.  Crafting an effective open license.
> One that doesn't entrap folks.
>
> I have to do a lot of A supports B supports C supports D before I get
> to the conclusion that D, building out a mess of committer web pages,
> supports A, the mission of the foundation.
>
> I'm concerned that a few highly vocal members might generate the
> impression that the foundation is taking positions that it's not.
> Consider Sam's web log with where he's been poking at RSS - that's not
> a ASF position.  Consider my web log with it's rants on the wealth
> distribution - that's not an ASF position.
>
> The easiest way to avoid a star stage is not to build the stage.
>
>    - ben


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