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From Marcel Offermans <marcel.offerm...@luminis.nl>
Subject Re: Work on the website
Date Fri, 20 Jan 2012 21:07:54 GMT
As you can see, I made a small start. Expect more content over the weekend!!

On Jan 17, 2012, at 9:14 AM, Toni Menzel wrote:

> Yep, looks really good to me, too! Thanks a lot, Marcel!
> Toni
> 
> On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 8:47 AM, Jean-Baptiste Onofré <jb@nanthrax.net>wrote:
> 
>> Hi Marcel,
>> 
>> it looks good to me. Ready to work on it ;)
>> 
>> Regards
>> JB
>> 
>> 
>> On 01/17/2012 08:25 AM, Marcel Offermans wrote:
>> 
>>> On Jan 9, 2012, at 15:24 PM, Marcel Offermans wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hello JB,
>>>> 
>>>> On Jan 9, 2012, at 13:03 PM, Jean-Baptiste Onofré wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> the CMS has been setup on ace.apache.org, but it doesn't provide any
>>>>> content for now.
>>>>> I propose to start at least with the copy of the content from the
>>>>> incubator website.
>>>>> Any objection ?
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> I'm still wrapping up the many steps involved in the move, but as you
>>>> can see, we're getting there! :)
>>>> 
>>>> I think we might want to discuss what and how to move, before we dive in
>>>> and start the work, as this is an excellent opportunity to restructure the
>>>> site a bit.
>>>> 
>>>> So I would propose to start by defining a (new) hierarchy for our
>>>> website, at the same time trying to identifying the bits and pieces that
>>>> have been missing or hard to find in the current site and addressing those.
>>>> 
>>>> WDYT?
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> Following up, I drafted the first proposal for a new hierarchy, based
>>> mostly on the content we currently have, but slightly re-arranged:
>>> 
>>> Home
>>> - News
>>> - Presentations and articles / ACE on the web
>>> 
>>> Downloads
>>> 
>>> User Documentation
>>> - Introduction
>>> - Getting Started
>>> - Features
>>> - FAQ
>>> - Support
>>> 
>>> Developer Documentation
>>> - Architecture
>>> - Analysis
>>> -- (5 pages)
>>> - Design
>>> -- (7 pages)
>>> - Coding Standards
>>> 
>>> Get Involved
>>> - Mailing Lists
>>> - Issue Tracking
>>> - Source Code
>>> - Project Team
>>> 
>>> Wiki
>>> - Board Reports
>>> - Drafts (??)
>>> 
>>> Apache
>>> - About
>>> - License
>>> - Security
>>> - Sponsorship
>>> - Thanks
>>> 
>>> Process wise, if we agree on a hierarchy, we can start setting up this
>>> tree in the CMS, moving over the content page by page, converting it into
>>> "markdown" format.
>>> 
>>> I propose we stick to just migrating the content before we start worrying
>>> about styling it. In the mean time I have asked a colleague (Ivo) who also
>>> did the styling for the Felix website, as well as our ACE logo, to design a
>>> new style for us so no doubt he will contribute something soon!
>>> 
>>> We have some technical issues to think about as well, mainly related to
>>> maintaining and publishing diagrams on our new website. In Confluence, we
>>> could use Gliffy to draw diagrams, but we have to come up with something
>>> different now. I guess we should stick with something like SVG and use an
>>> editor that can read/write that natively.
>>> 
>>> For other (bitmap) images such as photos and screenshots, this is much
>>> less of an issue.
>>> 
>>> Greetings, Marcel
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> --
>> Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>> jbonofre@apache.org
>> http://blog.nanthrax.net
>> Talend - http://www.talend.com
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Toni Menzel Source <http://tonimenzel.com>


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