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From Martijn Dashorst <martijn.dasho...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: "Fork Me" on GitHub (was Re: [DISCUSS] Graduate Apache ShardingSphere (incubating) as a TLP)
Date Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:40:45 GMT
There's probably a designer who can make this into a feather or a
octofeather...

http://tholman.com/github-corners/

Martijn


On Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 12:05 PM Harbs <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:

> Sounds good to me.
>
> If there’s agreement on this, I’d suggest someone come up with some CSS
> which can be popped into project sites similar to what GitHub offers for
> their banners. (I’m not very good at CSS myself…) ;-)
>
> Harbs
>
> > On Mar 31, 2020, at 11:20 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz <
> bdelacretaz@codeconsult.ch> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 10:27 AM Harbs <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> ...The compromise which seemed acceptable to most in that thread seems
> to be to remove “GitHub” from the link...
> >
> > On Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 3:46 PM John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >> ...The problem is that "fork" means two different things, and that some
> >> members seem to be interpreting fork in the sense of a project level
> fork...
> >
> > Considering this and the Board discussion mentioned in this thread I
> > think changing the language would work, and also using a nofollow
> > attribute on the link to GitHub.
> >
> > I suggest:
> > a) Changing the language of such banners to "Pull Requests Welcome"
> > (because "forking" can be misunderstood and due to our fierce
> > corporate independence principle)
> > b) Asking our projects to add a "rel=nofollow" attribute on the link to
> GitHub
> > c) Asking our projects to make sure the README of their repositories
> > points to their .apache.org URL
> >
> > I think this information belongs to
> > https://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/pmcs as that's where projects
> > find the ASF requirements for their websites - this one is not
> > strictly about branding but it's good to have all this info in one
> > place.
> >
> > If we agree on this I suggest that we propose a patch for that page to
> > trademarks@
> >
> > -Bertrand
> >
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