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From Andrew Rist <>
Subject Re: Refactoring the brand: Apache ooo + (was branding)
Date Tue, 02 Aug 2011 01:18:06 GMT

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Andrew Rist | Interoperability Architect
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On 8/1/2011 1:53 AM, Gavin McDonald wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Andre Schnabel []
>> Sent: Monday, 1 August 2011 6:11 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: Refactoring the brand: Apache ooo + (was
>> branding)
>> Hi Rob,
>>> Von: Rob Weir<>
>> ...
>>>> Right, OK, but again, where will this and many other ancillary
>>>> sites (like the forums etc.) actually live?
>>> The goal would be to have then continue at
>> ...
>>>> Yes, I know about this and have contributed to this but it doesn't
>>> really
>>>> answer my question...where do we go?
>>> If my answer still doesn't make sense, maybe you can try restating
>>> your question.  I might be answering a different question than you are
>>> asking.
>> I think, Kay is asking for the "physical" solution. Means:
>> - who will be the owner of the website
>> - who will pay for the servers and bandwith
>> - who will be the admin of the servers
>> What seems to be unclear is, if Apache foundation will host content which is
>> not directly under a * domain.
> We are expecting to move most of this as possible over to ASF Hardware.
> The forums, the mediawiki wiki, the websites (most of the kenai stuff) we should
> start moving over soon.
> I think we are just waiting perhaps on someone at Oracle to say to ASF that yes you can
> take all of our forums and wiki and get on with hosting it.
I'm working on getting to that exact statement.  There is certainly 
nothing stopping us from staging the servers and setting up the transition.
Once that infrastructure is in place for the Forums and Wiki - I think 
we can do the transfer at the DNS level pretty quickly.
I'm still waiting on a response, in terms of guidance on where Oracle 
stands in terms of ownership/transfer of the content.
That said, a transfer of the hosting of the services in their current 
form looks like the best viable option at this point.

> Gav...
>> André

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