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Subject svn commit: r886312 - in /websites/staging/community/trunk/content: ./ newbiefaq.html
Date Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:20:40 GMT
Author: buildbot
Date: Tue Nov 12 13:20:40 2013
New Revision: 886312

Log:
Staging update by buildbot for community

Modified:
    websites/staging/community/trunk/content/   (props changed)
    websites/staging/community/trunk/content/newbiefaq.html

Propchange: websites/staging/community/trunk/content/
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--- cms:source-revision (original)
+++ cms:source-revision Tue Nov 12 13:20:40 2013
@@ -1 +1 @@
-1541047
+1541052

Modified: websites/staging/community/trunk/content/newbiefaq.html
==============================================================================
--- websites/staging/community/trunk/content/newbiefaq.html (original)
+++ websites/staging/community/trunk/content/newbiefaq.html Tue Nov 12 13:20:40 2013
@@ -176,20 +176,20 @@ The Apache Software Foundation understan
 </ul>
 </li>
 </ul>
-<p>Note, there are not too many questions and answers here right now, as this is
-a very new project. Please ask any new questions on
+<p>We are always looking for suggestions of better ways to help newcomers to the ASF
find 
+the information they're looking for.  Please ask any new questions or give us suggestions
on
 <a href="mailto:dev@community.apache.org">dev@community.apache.org</a> (subscribe
with
 <a href="mailto:dev-subscribe@community.apache.org">dev-subscribe@community.apache.org</a>
first).</p>
 <p><a name="NewbieFAQ-AboutTheApacheSoftwareFoundation"></a></p>
 <h1 id="about-the-apache-software-foundation">About The Apache Software Foundation</h1>
 <p><a name="NewbieFAQ-WhatprojectscanIfindinTheApacheSoftwareFoundation?"></a></p>
 <h2 id="what-projects-can-i-find-in-the-apache-software-foundation">What projects can
I find in The Apache Software Foundation?</h2>
-<p>There are a great many projects in The Apache Software Foundation. We have
-four classes of project:</p>
+<p>There are over 140 separate projects hosted at The Apache Software Foundation. We
have
+four classes, or types, of project (in terms of their community; not in terms of technology):</p>
 <ul>
-<li><a href="http://www.apache.org">Top Level Projects</a>: these are projects
with healthy communities and active development</li>
+<li><a href="http://www.apache.org">Top Level Projects</a>: (TLP) these
are projects with healthy communities and active development; we have an <a href="http://projects.apache.org/">alternate
listing by technologies</a> as well</li>
 <li><a href="http://incubator.apache.org">Incubating Projects</a>: these
are projects that have still to build a sustainable community, but
-have active development</li>
+have active development and are moving towards graduating to become </li>
 <li><a href="http://labs.apache.org">Labs</a>: these are experiments being
carried out by existing committers</li>
 <li><a href="http://attic.apache.org">Attic</a>: these are end-of-life
projects that are no longer receiving active
 development, but may still be useful</li>
@@ -250,8 +250,8 @@ actually happens.</p>
 <p>Be patient waiting for a response: give it at least three working days
 before you send a second message. People are busy, they will deal with your
 request when they can. If you need urgent help it is best not to rely on
-the community support channels and find someone willing to support you for
-a fee.</p>
+the community support channels and find an outside organization willing to support you for
+a fee.  Remember that Apache committers are generally working as volunteers on Apache mailing
lists.</p>
 <p>It is worth noting that people are more willing to help those who
 contribute back to the project in some way. If you hit a problem that was
 not documented then it is likely others will too. A good idea is to send a



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