Re: Fineract intro text proposed changes
Hi Myrle - Ok. Got my ICLA approved and proposed a PR via Github. my id
there is jdailey.
On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 1:26 PM Myrle Krantz <myrle@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hey James,
> it would be easier for me to see what you're actually changing if I
> could see the diff. Can you submit a PR containing your suggestions?
> In case you need help, follow the following steps:
> 1.) Create a github account for yourself.
> 2.) Fork the repository at https://github.com/apache/fineract-site
> 3.) (Optionally clone it to your computer locally or just edit
> directly on github.)
> 4.) Edit index.html to contain your changes.
> 5.) Submit a pull request (PR) via github.
> I know you don't have much experience developing, but because you're
> asking for simple text changes, this is also possible for a
> non-developer who's willing to "get his hands dirty". If you have any
> questions on the details of any of these steps, please ask.
> When you do this, anyone who is interested can review the PR, make
> change suggestions directly via the same source code you submitted,
> and finally merge the changes. Once a PR is merged, it can take up to
> 30 minutes for those changes to be reflected on the website.
> Also, no matter how the change suggestion is submitted or accepted,
> you will need to submit an ICLA to the Apache Software Foundation
> before any of your content can be accepted. You can find that form
> Best Regards,
> On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 9:10 PM Ed Cable <edcable@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > +1 from my side and I'm happy to make these changes to the website text
> > once agreed upon.
> > Ed
> > On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 12:04 PM James Dailey <jamespdailey@xxxxxxxxx>
> > wrote:
> > > Hi all -
> > >
> > > Fineract was contributed by Mifos.org which began life in the world of
> > > Microfinance, however has since then expanded to a broader concept of
> > > Financial Inclusion. And, the concept behind contributing to Apache
> was to
> > > broaden the appeal even more. That is, the fineract platform is
> intended to
> > > serve finTechs and any number of financial service providers. I
> > > that it is important to have a landing page that aligns with that
> > > gives people a way to see their projects fitting into fineract, and I
> > > that the current articulation might brand the project as "microfinance
> > > only".
> > >
> > > To that end, I think it would be useful to be more general-purpose and
> > > aspirational in our introductory language, which is at the URL:
> > > http://fineract.apache.org/
> > >
> > > I propose this *new version*, which removes specific "features" (which
> > > evolve over time) and emphasizes functional areas.
> > > https://goo.gl/jQwTiw
> > >
> > > If there is someone who wants to edit further, or comment, please do
> > > PMC members - how do you want to treat this? - does it require a formal
> > > vote or can it be changed on the basis of "contribution offered,
> > > by members, and accepted?", or is this a merge request?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > James Dailey
> > >
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