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Subject svn commit: r1737876 - /comdev/site/trunk/content/newbiefaq.mdtext
Date Tue, 05 Apr 2016 19:49:56 GMT
Author: curcuru
Date: Tue Apr  5 19:49:56 2016
New Revision: 1737876

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1737876&view=rev
Log:
Add license, update title, add how to edit this site FAQ; helpwanted.a.o

Modified:
    comdev/site/trunk/content/newbiefaq.mdtext

Modified: comdev/site/trunk/content/newbiefaq.mdtext
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/comdev/site/trunk/content/newbiefaq.mdtext?rev=1737876&r1=1737875&r2=1737876&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- comdev/site/trunk/content/newbiefaq.mdtext (original)
+++ comdev/site/trunk/content/newbiefaq.mdtext Tue Apr  5 19:49:56 2016
@@ -1,7 +1,23 @@
-Title: NewbieFAQ
+Title: Apache Newcomer FAQs
+Notice:    Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one
+           or more contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file
+           distributed with this work for additional information
+           regarding copyright ownership.  The ASF licenses this file
+           to you under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the
+           "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance
+           with the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at
+           .
+             http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
+           .
+           Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing,
+           software distributed under the License is distributed on an
+           "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY
+           KIND, either express or implied.  See the License for the
+           specific language governing permissions and limitations
+           under the License.
 
 This set of Frequently Asked Questions are intended to help newcomers to
-The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) understand how we work.
+The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) and our many Apache projects understand how we work.
 
 *Index of Questions*
 
@@ -18,7 +34,8 @@ The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) und
   - [About the Apache Mentoring Programme](#NewbieFAQ-AbouttheApacheMentoringProgramme)
       - [What is the Apache Mentoring Programme](#NewbieFAQ-WhatistheApacheMentoringProgramme)
       - [How do I Apply to the Mentor Programme?](#NewbieFAQ-HowdoIApplytotheMentorProgramme?)
-  - [Finding Apache Speakers](#NewbieFAQ-AboutSpeakers)
+  - [Finding Apache Speakers For Events Or Meetups](#NewbieFAQ-AboutSpeakers)
+  - [How Do I Suggest Changes To This Website?](#websitecms)
   
 
 We are always looking for suggestions of better ways to help newcomers to the ASF find 
@@ -36,7 +53,7 @@ the information they're looking for.  Pl
 There are over 200 separate projects and communities hosted at The Apache Software Foundation.
We have
 four classes, or types, of project (in terms of their community; not in terms of technology):
 
-   * [Top Level Projects](http://www.apache.org): (TLP) these are projects with healthy communities
and active development; and a supported [listing by technologies](http://projects.apache.org/)
and [experimental listing of projects](https://projects-new.apache.org/) as well
+   * [Top Level Projects](http://projects.apache.org): (TLP) these are projects with healthy
communities and active development; and a supported [listing by technologies](http://projects.apache.org/)
and [experimental listing of projects](https://projects-new.apache.org/) as well
    * [Incubating Projects](http://incubator.apache.org): these are projects that have still
to build a sustainable community, but
 have active development and are moving towards graduating to become 
    * [Labs](http://labs.apache.org): these are experiments being carried out by existing
committers
@@ -80,7 +97,7 @@ you quickly find your feet. There is no
 some of your time to the goals you agree with your mentor.
 
 <a name="NewbieFAQ-HowdoIaskaquestionabouttheASFingeneral?"></a>
-## How do I ask a question about the ASF in general?
+## How do I ask a question about the ASF in general? ## {#generalquestion}
 
 The Community Development Project is here for this very purpose. Check out
 the resources on this site first, if you don't find the answer send a mail
@@ -155,6 +172,8 @@ inspiration about how you might be able
 you see an issue you would like to tackle, it's time to join the projects
 mailing list and get started.
 
+Some projects also use our [Help Wanted! system](https://helpwanted.apache.org/).
+
 <a name="NewbieFAQ-HowdoIgetinvolvedwithanApacheproject?"></a>
 ## How do I get involved with an Apache project?
 
@@ -175,6 +194,9 @@ started guide][3]. You will also find ou
 
 Yes there is a code of conduct which may be found at 
 [http://www.apache.org/foundation/policies/conduct.html](http://www.apache.org/foundation/policies/conduct.html)
+The ASF expects that everyone participating on an Apache project, either 
+on our websites, email lists, bugtrackers, or forums hosted at `apache.org`
+will abide by our code of conduct.
 
 PMCs are allowed to define their own additional code of conduct for their individual communities
 but all PMCs are expected to abide by the Foundation wide policy.
@@ -196,10 +218,9 @@ projects. This section includes such gem
 <a name="NewbieFAQ-WhatistheApacheMentoringProgramme"></a>
 ### What is the Apache Mentoring Programme
 
-Many projects in the ASF are able to provide mentors for newcomers. In
-fact, most projects are happy to assist newcomers to their projects as part
-of their normal operations. However, some people are looking for more
-structure. The Mentor Programme of the The Apache Software Foundation
+Many projects are happy to assist newcomers learn about how to contribute
+to that specific project. However, some people are looking for more help, 
+or are looking for help working across Apache projects. The Mentor Programme of the The Apache
Software Foundation
 provides additional support and structure for people looking to make an
 initial contribution to an ASF project.
 
@@ -226,7 +247,23 @@ The best way to start getting involved i
 mailing list.  We also have a [listing of volunteer speakers](https://community.apache.org/speakers/)

 who might be willing to share slides or talks about the ASF.
 
+# How Do I Suggest Changes To This Website? # {#websitecms}
+
+This `community.apache.org` website uses the Apache Content Management System (CMS) 
+to manage editing and deploying the website itself.  Any Apache committer can submit 
+changes by following the [CMS Usage guide][4].
+
+If you are not a committer, but have suggested updates, you can submit a 
+patch yourself!  The CMS [supports anonymous (non-committer) access][5], 
+and you can have it [email the patch to us directly][6].  Alternately, 
+you can [ask us a general question on dev@community](#generalquestion).
+
+ 
+
 
   [1]: https://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/
   [2]: http://apache.markmail.org/
-  [3]: /gettingStarted/101.html
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+  [3]: /gettingStarted/101.html
+  [4]: http://www.apache.org/dev/cms.html#usage
+  [5]: http://www.apache.org/dev/cms.html#usage
+  [6]: http://www.apache.org/dev/cmsref.html#faq
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