where any item about Apache can be found, and if
it’s an Apache resource you should be able to
find it here.
views and styles. I’d like to see article
commentary in all styles–business cases,
humor, you name it. Some of the things I
peronally don’t want it to be follow, but these
are wishes, and not commands, as a community
always has a personality:
A Linux Today
clone. Apache Today may bear a striking
resemblance to the Linux Today (because it is, in
a way a clone of Linux Today’s code base), but I
would wish more that the community that gathers
here would be open to more diversity–all
Apache operating system platforms, including
proprietary ones–should be accepted. People
should not flame another on a choice that they
would not have made personally.
haven for trolls. I will define trolling as
commentary that is deliberately misleading, with
the hidden agenda being chaos and the weakening
of a group by spreading discontent. Although
hard to tell from outright ineptitude at times,
people who troll consistently express viewpoints
that support their conclusions despite staggering
evidence to the contrary and with statistics that
are at best misleading. It’s up to the users
that visit to keep this kind of banter at bay.
place of market-specific focus. I’d like Apache
Today to be a community and corporate
gathering place. Everything goes, in other
words. I don’t think this will be a problem.
These are times of incredible change.
Keeping up with that change is a good portion of
the battle. We’re going to try and implement a
place where the change can roll by, and hopefully
provide a place where you can do more than just
watch. I feel that this is part of the role that
Linux Today plays in the Open Source movement,
and I’d like Apache Today to at least provide the
But as always, a good place
to gather is created by those that come and make
it that way. The surfers that ride the apache
wave and decide to come here should keep this in
mind, and make that reality as much of a
pleasant one as possible.
I look forward to
the days ahead, and I hope Apache Today is a part
of the good times for everybody.