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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Retirement guide updates
Date Mon, 01 Feb 2016 03:00:18 GMT
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/retirement.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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