[Members] Board Minutes 20150302T1600Z

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Tue Mar 3 08:08:30 UTC 2015


On 2 Mar 2015, at 22:43, Adam Brault <adam at andyet.com> wrote:
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> The copy at the bottom in that mockup are demonstrations of potential howto articles, which would be written and submitted by absolutely anyone in the community on any XMPP technology using an open process. 
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> Ah. But if I got that impression, is it possible that others might do as well?
> I certainly think it’s extremely likely others got that impression from this document. So I’m very glad you asked the question! :D
> The HOWTO stuff sounds good, but maybe the front-and-centre articles might be better off being more neutral.
> Unfortunately, I don’t think there’s such a thing as a neutral HOWTO.
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> And I actually think we want authors and supporters of those specific servers/clients/libraries/approaches to be passionate about producing quality howto articles, and I believe this kind of process will invigorate that.

I suspect some concern here could be alleviated by a ‘Contributed Howtos’ section heading and a ‘submitted by…’ tagline on each. I don’t have a problem with us hosting biased content on xmpp.org, just with appearing to endorse it, I think.

/K


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