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From Ian Maxon <ima...@uci.edu>
Subject Re: New website
Date Sat, 06 Jun 2015 03:12:25 GMT
I think it will continue to be external. The reason being that it should be
version controlled along with the source itself. As I mentioned before
though the style between the two needs to be harmonized a bit.

On Fri, Jun 5, 2015 at 10:18 AM, Eldon Carman <ecarm002@ucr.edu> wrote:

> Will the documentation be included in the site or will the documentation be
> an external link?
>
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 11:41 PM, Ian Maxon <imaxon@uci.edu> wrote:
>
> > Oh, no it isn't supposed to link to the stable version. The value in
> > _config.yml was wrong. Fixed!
> >
> > - Ian
> >
> > On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 11:15 PM, Ildar Absalyamov <
> > ildar.absalyamov@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > The link to the 0.8.7-snapshot on
> > > https://parshimers.github.io/asterix-website/download.html <
> > > https://parshimers.github.io/asterix-website/download.html> leeds to
> > > latest released version.
> > > Is that supposed to be that way?
> > >
> > > > On Jun 4, 2015, at 20:01, Eugenia Gabrielova <
> > > genia.likes.science@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi Ian,
> > > >
> > > > I like the website, it's very informative!
> > > >
> > > > My only suggestion might be to add a bit of color contrast in and
> > between
> > > > some of the sections: Feature Overview and Getting Started sections,
> > and
> > > on
> > > > the Download page. I felt like the content of these sections and the
> > > > download page was harder for me to visually follow because the
> columns
> > > > bleed together a bit.
> > > >
> > > > As an example of how it might be adjusted: http://jekyllrb.com/, on
> > the
> > > > Jekyll website, you can see how the red bar in the middle splits the
> > page
> > > > between features, installation instructions, and hosting information.
> > The
> > > > feature columns on this site are narrow, which makes each paragraph a
> > bit
> > > > easier to follow.
> > > >
> > > > Cheers,
> > > > Eugenia
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 7:44 PM, Ian Maxon <imaxon@uci.edu> wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> Hey everyone,
> > > >>
> > > >> I've been working on making a better website to use for our Apache
> > > domain.
> > > >> You can check out a preview here :
> > > >> *https://parshimers.github.io/asterix-website/
> > > >> <https://parshimers.github.io/asterix-website/>* , and the source
> is
> > > here
> > > >> :
> > > >> https://github.com/parshimers/asterix-website . It should build
> like
> > > any
> > > >> other Jekyll website, just be sure to change the URL if you try
> > > previewing
> > > >> it locally.
> > > >>
> > > >> Any thoughts would be welcomed. I think the frontpage still needs
> some
> > > work
> > > >> (the features should have some sort of small image to illustrate
> each
> > > one
> > > >> ), and there should be a detailed features page. The documentation
> > also
> > > >> needs to be harmonized and integrated with this site. I think we
> could
> > > also
> > > >> add a blog easily, but I'm not sure how everyone feels about that.
> It
> > > would
> > > >> be good to show activity and give people a peek of what's going on
> > > between
> > > >> releases.
> > > >>
> > > >> This new website should also be a lot easier to maintain and add
> > > content to
> > > >> for everyone. There's really not much HTML required unless it is a
> > more
> > > >> complex layout like the front page, for example all of the
> > contribution
> > > >> pages are just markdown.
> > > >>
> > > >> Thanks, and looking forward to your comments,
> > > >> - Ian
> > > >>
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > > Ildar
> > >
> > >
> >
>

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