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Re: Fineract intro text proposed changes


+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 believe
> that it is important to have a landing page that aligns with that vision,
> gives people a way to see their projects fitting into fineract, and I think
> 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 more
> 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 so.
> 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, considered
> by members, and accepted?", or is this a merge request?
>
> Thanks,
> James Dailey
>


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