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From Benedikt Ritter <brit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ALL] Badges for github README.md
Date Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:59:10 GMT
2015-03-03 21:51 GMT+01:00 Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org>:

> Sorry to interrupt - this is not a "for" or "against" comment but
> something I want to make sure was considered.
>
> Apache is independent of any commercial entity.
>
> For example, there was a discussion about the "github/forkme" stripe in
> project home pages.  The outcome was that it was too much like endorsing
> one commercial player.
>
> This isn't the same but some of those are commercial operations. Anything
> that implies endorsement of their services needs to be carefully handled.
>

Good point. I don't think this will be an issue, but we should be sure. Who
can I talk to about this? legal@?


>
>         Andy
>
>
> On 03/03/15 19:31, Benedikt Ritter wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> as you probably know, I'm a big fan of github :-) I've added README.md
>> files to some of our components. It should make the github repositories
>> more welcoming for github contributors.
>> There are a variety of services available which integrate nicely with
>> github repositories:
>>
>> - Travis CI build service [1]
>> - coveralls.io coverage service [2]
>> - Latest maven release [3]
>> - shield.io license badge [4]
>>
>> This services can be activated and a nice badge can be added to the
>> README.md. I really like the combination of the travis and the coveralls
>> badge, because it will build and evaluate coverage for PR requests
>> automatically. This way you don't have to look at PR which break the build
>> or have a negative impact on the coverage.
>>
>> I've activated these services for my commons-lang fork [5]. If nobody has
>> objections, I would like to add this to the README.md generation target in
>> the commons-build-plugin.
>>
>> Note that travis and converalls have to be activated by a INFRA. I've
>> already seen jira requests for this, which have been resolved by INFRA, so
>> this should not be a problem.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Benedikt
>>
>> [1] http://travis-ci.org
>> [2] http://coveralls.io
>> [3] https://github.com/jirutka/maven-badges
>> [4] http://shield.io
>> [5] https://github.com/britter/commons-lang
>>
>>
>>
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