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From Samisa Abeysinghe <samisa.abeysin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Moving to website to the new CMS?
Date Tue, 02 Nov 2010 05:49:43 GMT
Looking at all new http://www.apache.org/, I am compelled to +1 CMS.

Samisa...

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 7:50 AM, Sanjiva Weerawarana
<sanjiva@opensource.lk>wrote:

> Now that we're soooo late in having any Website at all how about moving to
> the new CMS instead of Confluence and various other weird contortions?
>
> Sanjiva.
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Nick Burch <nick.burch@alfresco.com>
> Date: Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 1:55 AM
> Subject: Moving to website to the new CMS?
> To: dev@community.apache.org
>
>
> Hi All
>
> At the moment our main website is edited through confluence, auto-exported
> (when the plugin isn't broken...) before going onto the website. However, we
> don't have an easy way to know when changes happen, edits can only occur via
> confluence, and whenever the auto-export plugin sulks we can't edit for a
> bit...
>
> I'd like to suggest that we instead move to the new Apache CMS:
>
> http://journal.paul.querna.org/articles/2010/10/22/evolution-of-apaches-websites/
>
> This would give us a number of things, including:
> * Instant publish (no more waiting 2 hours)
> * Email notifications of changes
> * Website can be edited both via a friendly CMS, as well as in a text
>  editor
> * More options for site layout and formatting for the future
>
> I've asked a few people here at ApacheCon and got a generally positive
> response to the idea of the change. So, assuming no objections are raised,
> I'll go ahead and do the work to switch us over (getting things setup with
> infra, switching the conflence markup to markdown etc). Please shout if you
> don't want this to go ahead by lazy consensus!
>
> Thanks
> Nick
>
>
>
> --
> Sanjiva Weerawarana, Ph.D.
> Founder, Director & Chief Scientist; Lanka Software Foundation;
> http://www.opensource.lk/
> Founder, Chairman & CEO; WSO2; http://wso2.com/
> Founder & Director; Thinkcube Systems; http://www.thinkcube.com/
> Member; Apache Software Foundation; http://www.apache.org/
> Member; Sahana Software Foundation; http://www.sahanafoundation.org/
> Visiting Lecturer; University of Moratuwa; http://www.cse.mrt.ac.lk/
>
> Blog: http://sanjiva.weerawarana.org/
>
>  Samisa ...

http://samisa-abeysinghe.blogspot.com/

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