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From Mike Carey <dtab...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Readme Markdown
Date Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00:22 GMT
Yes, I have a to-do to someday redo the intro to the documentation - but 
- there a little marketing seems less objectionable.  :-)  I was 
thinking that maybe the readme should be drier.  :-)

On 5/11/15 4:56 PM, Ian Maxon wrote:
> Ah, I just submitted the patch, but I'll make a revision. Did we want to
> update that wording elsewhere though? I just copied that intro paragraph
> from the introduction to the documentation.
>
> - Ian
>
> On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 4:48 PM, Mike Carey <dtabass@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Looks pretty good to me!  I might do a little rewording to make it a
>> little less marketing-sounding, e.g.:
>>
>> CURRENT:
>> AsterixDB is a full-function BDMS (Big Data Management System) with a rich
>> feature set that distinguishes it from pretty much any other Big Data
>> platform that's out and available today.  We believe that its feature set
>> makes it well-suited to modern needs such as web data warehousing and
>> social data storage and analysis.
>>
>> NEW:
>> AsterixDB is a BDMS (Big Data Management System) with a rich feature set
>> that sets it apart from other Big Data platforms.  Its feature set makes it
>> well-suited to modern needs such as web data warehousing and social data
>> storage and analysis.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 5/11/15 1:22 PM, Ian Maxon wrote:
>>
>>> Any objections? If not I am going to re-apply Till's +2 and merge this
>>> today.
>>>
>>> - Ian
>>>
>>> On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 1:19 PM, Ian Maxon <imaxon@uci.edu> wrote:
>>>
>>>   As discussed in the meeting, here is the change proposal for the Github
>>>> readme for the project. https://asterix-gerrit.ics.uci.edu/#/c/256/ .
>>>> Please feel free to add comments, I'm posting it here in lieu of adding
>>>> absolutely everyone to the review.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> - Ian
>>>>
>>>>


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