Kenneth Brotman commented on CASSANDRA-14128:

Glad to see Apache engaged in this topic Stefan.  Your suggestion unfortunately 
would lead to a good ole boys club which is no good.  I now favor eliminating 
the third party page completely.  We will show them love in other ways.  This 
type of issue is going to keep coming up.  Doesn't ASF have a policy statement?

Here is another problem of the same type to consider: On the Data Modeling web 
page for Apache Cassandra, I think we should somewhere on it say "A free course 
in data modeling for Apache Cassandra in available from DataStax Academy (with 
the link).  Does anyone object to that?

Here is another one: I was thinking we should have a web page maybe more than 
one in a section called Learning Cassandra.  How do you do that without pushing 
certain vendors maybe inadvertently giving them more visibility than other 
deserving vendors.  

Here are three more:

What about when there is a conference coming up or a call for papers for a 
conference?  Should we let people announce on the mailing lists?  Should we 
post information on the web site?

What about the MeetUp groups?  Can't we show them some love and mention at 
least that people could look at meetup.com for a Cassandra group near them?

What about when individuals take it on themselves to organize a meeting for 
Cassandra users - not through MeetUp but still legitimate leaders in our 

> Prune dead links from cassandra.apache.org
> ------------------------------------------
>                 Key: CASSANDRA-14128
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-14128
>             Project: Cassandra
>          Issue Type: Task
>          Components: Documentation and Website
>            Reporter: Jeff Jirsa
>            Assignee: Kurt Greaves
>            Priority: Trivial
>              Labels: lhf
>         Attachments: 14128-site.patch
> Lots of dead links on the site, including the homepage. Should do some 
> pruning cleanup.
> Site repo is [here|https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/cassandra/site/] (in svn) 
> for anyone who wishes to give this a shot.

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