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From Toni Menzel <t...@okidokiteam.com>
Subject Re: Work on the website
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2012 08:14:07 GMT
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
>



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