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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: FAQ on CMS decommissioning
Date Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:01:00 GMT
On Thursday, March 26, 2015, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

> Here is my feedback.
>
> The website openoffice.org is maintained using the Apache CMS. We chose
> the CMS because the ASF and Infra represented it as the way to go with ASF
> support.
>
> The site is a combination of HTML from the initial donation and MD
> templating. The conversion path in this FAQ for OpenOffice has no good
> options.
>
> The project depends heavily on edits using the bookmarklet / GUI which the
> FAQ calls out as not being replaced with no alternative offered.
>
> This incredible feature allows anyone in the world to submit patches. And
> people do. This has been instrumental in bringing people from many language
> communities into the project community.
>
> This plan will have great harm to how we grow our community and degrade
> one of our strongest areas.
>
> On top of this significant effort was put into porting the site and making
> the templates work.
>
> Please find a way to keep the CMS usable.
>
> What steps has infrastructure taken steps in case this proposal is
> rejected?

I second what Dave wrote.

Thanks Dave for defining what AOO needs.

rgds
jan i

>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
> On Mar 25, 2015, at 7:37 PM, Joe Schaefer wrote:
>
> > Sigh this list strips html.  Here is the url again:
> >
> >
> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/INFRA/CMS+Decommissioning+RFC+-+Frequently+Asked+Questions
> > On Wednesday, March 25, 2015 10:35 PM, Joe Schaefer
> <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com.INVALID> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > So the FAQ is out and it's public.  I'd like to open this thread for
> community feedback.
> > Note that this explicitly states the intention to decommission the
> service as it now stands, which given that Baldr is 7+ years old, should
> the host fail the service will not be restored in a timely fashion if ever.
> Timetables, though not expressed yet, need to factor that in.
> > CMS Decommissioning RFC - Frequently Asked Questions - Infrastructure -
> Apache Software Foundation
> >
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