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From "Trustin Lee" <trus...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Grassroots PR
Date Thu, 05 Jul 2007 01:01:26 GMT
On 7/5/07, Justin Mason <jm@jmason.org> wrote:
>
> Ted Husted writes:
> > A Roller zone for PMC blogs
> >
> > One of the most popular blogging softwares on the planet, Roller, is
> > now an ASF project <http://rollerweblogger.org/project/>. Perhaps it's
> > time to eat our own dogfood and encourage development of a Roller zone
> > where our PMC's can post easy-to-aggregate announcement blogs. These
> > would not be individual blogs as we have on PlanetApache.org, but PMC
> > blogs that would focus solely on project news. The initiative could be
> > tied to <http://projects.apache.org/>, so that there was a one-stop
> > shop for project news. Aside from Roller, another way to go would be
> > an XML-based feed, like the one that's being used at Jakarta. As
> > always, the tipping point would be whether we have volunteers up to
> > doing the work.
> >
> > Should we encourage projects blogs to post and aggregate project news
> > and events?
>
> +1, I'd love to see this.  A project blog for SpamAssassin announcements
> is something we've been considering for a while, but the lack of an
> infra-supported blogging platform was a major block.

MINA PMC has been using a similar blog feature provided by Confluence
and we found it very useful.  Using Roller as a platform sounds better
to me.

Trustin
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