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From Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.bout...@free.fr>
Subject Re: Retirement guide updates
Date Sat, 06 Feb 2016 18:33:19 GMT
(sorry, I'm a little late in the discussion...)
no, DOAP was not retired

I tried to makes things simpler in the documentation:
https://projects.apache.org/about.html

Regards,

Hervé

Le dimanche 31 janvier 2016 22:00:18 John D. Ament a écrit :
> I believe doap was retired in the projects-new setup.
> 
> On Jan 31, 2016 20:31, "Marvin Humphrey" <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
> > Greets,
> > 
> > I'm mostly done overhauling[1] the Incubator's Retirement Guide.
> > 
> >     http://incubator.apache.org/guides/retirement
> > 
> > There are a couple items left.
> > 
> > First, is the DOAP file.
> > 
> > *   If it is to be updated, how so?  If we use
> > 
> >     http://attic.apache.org/process.html#doap as a template, how should
> > 
> > it be
> > 
> >     adapted?
> > 
> > *   When a podling retires, we zap its website and redirect to the podling
> > 
> >     status page.  If the DOAP file lived on the podling website, it's
> >     going
> >     away, too.  What do we do about that?
> > 
> > For volunteers who are executing the steps to retirement, figuring out
> > what to
> > do about the DOAP file is a time sink.  If we can't come up with concrete
> > steps that someone who knows nearly nothing about DOAP files can execute,
> > I
> > propose to delete that task -- otherwise, it's not fair to the volunteer
> > handling the often-thankless work of retirement.
> > 
> > Second, there's a task to remove the podling mailing lists from the
> > incubation
> > status page.  I don't think this is important and if there are no
> > objections,
> > I propose to remove that task.
> > 
> > Marvin Humphrey
> > 
> > [1]
> > http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/public/trunk/content/guides/retirem
> > ent.xml
> > 
> > 
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> >     r1727881 | marvin | 2016-01-31 17:24:47 -0800 (Sun, 31 Jan 2016) | 2
> > 
> > lines
> > 
> >     Add task to delete retiring podling dist dir.
> > 
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> >     r1727880 | marvin | 2016-01-31 17:18:13 -0800 (Sun, 31 Jan 2016) | 5
> > 
> > lines
> > 
> >     Modify conceptual explanation of retirement.
> >     
> >     Add analogy comparing podling retirement against retiring a TLP to the
> >     Attic, plus other wordsmithing.
> > 
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> >     r1727875 | marvin | 2016-01-31 16:14:27 -0800 (Sun, 31 Jan 2016) | 2
> > 
> > lines
> > 
> >     Add retirement step "Disable ${podling} website".
> > 
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> >     r1727874 | marvin | 2016-01-31 16:05:55 -0800 (Sun, 31 Jan 2016) | 6
> > 
> > lines
> > 
> >     Rework "steps to retirement".
> >     
> >     Group like tasks together.  Use a combination of numbered and bullet
> >     lists, plus improve formatting in other ways.  Adapt for "version
> >     control" rather than "SVN", as well as other vocabulary changes.
> > 
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> >     r1723936 | marvin | 2016-01-10 08:04:09 -0800 (Sun, 10 Jan 2016) | 8
> > 
> > lines
> > 
> >     Streamline explanation of decision to retire.
> >     
> >     Move the explanation of the decision to retire into its own dedicated
> >     section.  Simplify this explanation considerably.
> >     
> >     As a side effect, the remaining text under "What is retirement"
> >     becomes
> >     more succinct.
> > 
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