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From Josh Elser <>
Subject Re: git-based site and jekyll
Date Wed, 23 Mar 2016 00:43:58 GMT
Yeah, that menu scrolling has been a long-time irritation :)

You can adding some more padding-left if you want to increase the 
spacing (I think I put 5-10px).

Christopher wrote:
> I noticed that the arrow on the right of the drop-down menus looked a bit
> closer after Josh's last change, but I don't think it's a problem (it's not
> on my screen, anyway).
> (though, I think I prefer the anchors on the left for the sections)
> One annoying think about the anchor links is that linking directly to a
> section puts the section name underneath our top menu... that's kinda
> annoying, but not sure how to avoid it. Maybe make the menu auto-hide
> unless you're scrolled all the way to the top?
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 2:34 AM Christopher<>  wrote:
>> I think I updated all the existing pages covering that, but the whole site
>> could do with a cleanup and reorganization, along with additional howtos.
>> On Mon, Mar 21, 2016, 22:17 Josh Elser<>  wrote:
>>> Moved the anchor links to the right side again :)
>>> In your post-commit hook, `mktemp` doesn't work on OSX with the
>>> `--tmpdir` option.
>>> Have you made a canonical "How to update the website" page yet?
>>> Christopher wrote:
>>>> I didn't see anything which indicated we had those in the past. Maybe it
>>>> was something CMS was doing special, but I figured out how to get the
>>>> section links present.
>>>> On Sat, Mar 19, 2016 at 5:21 PM Christopher<>
>>> wrote:
>>>>> I don't think I ever noticed those before. There might be a kramdown
>>>>> option we can turn on.
>>>>> On Sat, Mar 19, 2016, 16:55 Josh Elser<>  
>>>>>> One thing I just noticed is that the quick "anchor" links at the
>>> of
>>>>>> each header (specifically on the release notes page) are missing.
>>>>>> I liked those because it was easy to click the header to get a url
>>>>>> use it to reference.
>>>>>> The IDs are still there on each section, just the quick link to get
>>>>>> there is missing (so I have to look it up). Not sure if there is
>>> easy
>>>>>> way to get this with Jekyll (or if it'd just be something we have
>>> do
>>>>>> by hand).
>>>>>> Christopher wrote:
>>>>>>> There's plenty of room for improvement to the new git/Jekyll
>>> For
>>>>>>> instance, we can start blogging there, so we have greater control
>>> over
>>>>>> the
>>>>>>> look and feel of our blog posts, and so any committer can blog
>>> without
>>>>>>> needing to request an extra account. At some point, I think it'd
>>>>>> good to
>>>>>>> migrate our existing blogs over to this.
>>>>>>> Another thing we can do is put our release notes in an RSS feed,
>>>>>> users
>>>>>>> subscribe to new release announcements/notes. I might put some
>>> thought
>>>>>> into
>>>>>>> that at a later point in time. For now, I'm just happy we're
on git
>>> for
>>>>>>> everything except the mirroring (for
>>> I'm
>>>>>>> totally fine using git-svn).

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