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From Richard Eckart de Castilho <richard.eck...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: uimaFIT on the website
Date Tue, 03 Sep 2013 08:35:19 GMT
Thanks for the feedback. I fixed the things that were quick to fix
and leave the larger changes for later :)

@Peter: I noticed btw. that the Ruta documentation is also not linked
from the documentation page.

-- Richard

Am 03.09.2013 um 07:03 schrieb Marshall Schor <msa@schor.com>:

> I had a look and it looks basically fine to me.
> Here are a couple thoughts I had when reading the main uimaFIT website.
> 1) I think it would be good to post the docbook and apiDocs documentation for
> uimaFIT on the website.  (You should be able to add the .../d/uimaFIT  etc
> docs to the the existing docs/d/... spot).
> Then you could link to this from 2 places: one is the uimaFIT page, and the
> other could be the Documentation page.  The idea would be to have a new person
> landing on uimaFIT page, reading it, and wanting to do the "next steps" to learn
> more, to have somewhere to click.
> 2) We should consider updating the main UIMA website page, add uimaFIT (and
> Ruta) to the picture, and say a few words with hyperlinks about these projects.
> One more minor thing - the convention for the (TM) trademark symbol is to use it
> once, the first time a trademarked thing appears.  Repetition of this beyond
> that starts to make the doc look cluttered with these things.  In this case, I
> think the first use of Apache UIMA and the first use of Apache uimaFIT (only)
> would be TM'd.
> Just my 2 cents. Cheers. -Marshall
> On 8/31/2013 5:15 PM, Richard Eckart de Castilho wrote:
>> Hi,
>> uimaFIT and Ruta are both officially part of the UIMA sandbox - at least in SVN.
>> On the website, Ruta has been added on the left navigation menu on the same level
>> Annotators, Tools & Servers, etc. It is also listed in the Sandbox section.
>> I have added uimaFIT to the left navigation menu as well now. Contrary to other
>> sandbox components, both uimaFIT and Ruta have rather large "project" pages.
>> Also, Ruta is listed as a separate download in the downloads section. I've added
>> uimaFIT there as well now.
>> I'm not sure where this is going, but it's probably something we should discuss.
>> Should uimaFIT and Ruta be removed from the navigation bar and just end up on the
>> sandbox page? 
>> Actually, looking at the nav section, there's loads of developer
>> information, but the stuff users are interested in, e.g. components and tools
>> is comparatively underrepresented/small. The "Annotators" and "Addons & Sandbox"
>> links basically link to the same place, although being two different items in the
>> navigation. Similarly, some things are listed under "tools" and again under "addons".
>> Should there be something like "featured" sub-projects?
>> How are downloads for sandbox projects handled when they get their own release
>> cycle? As separate downloads on the downloads page (as now) or somehow different?
>> And of courseā€¦ is the uimaFIT page ok? (http://uima.apache.org/uimafit.html)
>> I'll hold off the release announcement mail until I get some feedback on these
>> questions.
>> Cheers,
>> -- Richard

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