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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: website is ready
Date Fri, 12 Dec 2014 05:57:54 GMT
Thanks Brane - I was going to highlight a few of these, but you have a way
longer list that I could've think of. 

PPMC: I think we have covered some of these in the off-line conversations
about "Powered by" pages and such. But direct marketing advertisement
shouldn't be present, for sure.


On Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 06:53AM, Branko ─îibej wrote:
> So ... nice site, but it's missing a few important bits, and there are a
> few bits too many:
>   * There is no entity called "Apache Ignite" that could hold copyright
>     to the site. The only entity involved is the ASF. The copyright
>     notice should be changed. It's also nice, though by no means
>     required, to include the ASF logo somewhere on the site.
>   * ASF trademark references are missing. See, for example, the
>     copyright notice on the bottom of the left column of
>     http://subversion.apache.org/
>   * There are links to GridGain's twitter, LinkedIn and G+ pages. No
>     way. This is not a GirdGain project; it is an ASF project, and the
>     ASF is not in the business of providing advertising space for
>     commercial entities.
>   * The same goes for the download links. Sources must be hosted on ASF
>     infrastructure (and mirrors), even if they're unofficial sources. I
>     understand this will take a bit of work, but even an URL for
>     anonymous Git clone from the ASF servers is better than a link to
>     some commercial site.
>       o To clarify: what's currently in ASF Git is obviously not ready
>         to be used; and what's on GG's download area may be; but see
>         above about the ASF not being an advertising service.
>   * "We embrase open source" ... apart from the typo, there's really no
>     reason to write something like that on an ASF project web site. :)
>     Sounds like marketspeak again ...
> TL;DR: GridGain marketing has no place on an ASF web site. OTOH it's
> fine to list GG as providing additional services on top of Ignite; for
> example, see:
>     https://subversion.apache.org/packages.html
> which lists a number of commercial providers.
> While there's no need change everything immediately, the important
> points I made above can and should be done quickly (I could do them
> myself, but I'd rather the PPMC takes care of it than a mentor). Please
> note that these are all hard requirements for graduation, so the site
> will have to be aligned with ASF policy eventually; the sooner, the better.
> -- Brane

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