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From "Martin van den Bemt" <mar...@mvdb.net>
Subject RE: [poll] weblog package on apache.org ?
Date Wed, 29 Jan 2003 14:35:21 GMT
Maybe a system that allows only certain people to publish and others to
create drafts that can only be set to published by the PMC ?

Mvgr,
Martin

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Hyde [mailto:bhyde@pobox.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2003 14:38
> To: community@apache.org
> Subject: Re: [poll] weblog package on apache.org ?
>
>
> Henri Gomez wrote:
> > Questions :
> >
> > - Did there is a need for a weblog package installed at apache.org
> >   where commiters could put notes about THEIR ASF related works ?
>
> I have no problem with PMCs having weblogs as part of their public
> face.  I am concerned that this diverts attention from the code and the
> cooperative work on that code.  I prefer that oversight of this remain
> encapsulated with the PMC and that individual PMC make the decision if
> they have the bandwidth to do that oversight.
>
> I liked like to see some experimentation with PMC blogs where for
> example all of some selected kind are allowed to post.  I think that
> would be interesting to see how it works.  I'm concerned that if the
> 'selected kind' was a dozen people only one or two would post and that
> would give the impression that those one or two had a unique voice in
> that PMC.  That said I think it could be an interesting experiment.
>
> I think it's premature for big leap of faith that blogs.apache.org or
> some similar would make things function more smoothly.
>
> > - Should we select a Java based solution (the request came from
> >   jakarta-general initially), or anything else ?
>
> Another good example of why this might be best left to the PMCs.
>
> > - Which packages/products are good candidates, having licence
> >   without apache members/commiters contestations ?
>
> I'd very much prefer something with a compatible license.  Something I
> we can all provide patches for.
>
>   - ben
>
>
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