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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Royale Website Preview
Date Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:42:07 GMT
On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 12:20 PM, William A Rowe Jr <wrowe@rowe-clan.net>
wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 28, 2017 at 7:54 AM, Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org>
> wrote:
> > (Please note mixed private/public lists)
> >
> >
> > The intent is that when users come to find, download, or otherwise learn
> > about an Apache project that the URL displayed to them ends in
> > *.apache.org - this provides consistent branding and also assures users
> > that the website about that project is an official Apache project.
> >
> > So no - redirecting $TLP.apache.org to another domain, such that the
> > user's browser displays some other domain name when they are reading the
> > project's content is strictly not allowed, period.
>
> http://www.openoffice.org/ seems to contradict your absolute statement.
>
> So; what is the criteria for obtaining an exception to the policy, as in
> the example above?


For openoffice.org and groovy-lang.org, they received an exception because
those domains were the focal points *before* those communities came to the
ASF. They have been allowed to continue operating as *user-facing* portals.
Project developers are routed to $TLP.apache.org.

Cheers,
-g

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