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From "J Aaron Farr" <>
Subject Mentor and Project Guide (WAS: RE: [OT] How to prevent...)
Date Tue, 19 Oct 2004 13:26:22 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ted Husted []
> Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 4:29 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [OT] How to prevent abusing Apache priviliges
> On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 19:28:56 -0400, J Aaron Farr wrote:
> > Where are you working on this?  I'd love to help.
> >
> > jaaron
> We should probably work on it in the Incubator repository. Perhaps as a
> standalone whiteboard document first, and then as the Projects page, when
> it's ready for prime time.
> If you want to start the ball rolling by reducing the outline to XML, that
> would be great.  So far, that's all I have down.

Sounds good.  Couple of questions and thoughts:

How big were you thinking of making this?  Your outline suggests several
pages at least.  Or were you thinking of just one page?

I suppose this is going to be authored in Forrest or perhaps Docbook.

I had been thinking of putting together additional documents for those
interested in going through the incubator [1].  We regularly get questions
like: "I'm the lead for project ABC which would be a great addition to
Apache.  How do we join?"  Some points of your outline touched on this,
but I may still be interested in writing a very simple, user friendly
guide to contributing to the ASF.  I'm never satisfied with current
documentation. :)

On a final note, I don't believe I have any SVN commit rights to anything
in the incubator.  I can work up some Forrest or Docbook XML stubs based
on the outline and if everyone like them, then perhaps I can get access to
putting them somewhere.  Or I could start in the wiki, but in that case,
I'd start on content rather than the XML structure.



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