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From Simone Tripodi <simonetrip...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [SITE] commons-build - is it still used?
Date Fri, 04 Mar 2011 16:05:25 GMT
sorry to had not clear, my bad, I didn't mean to use that skin
directly, but import the css files, kind of donation, BTW it's my skin
I don't have to ask nobody if we can or cannot use it :)
Simo

http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
http://www.99soft.org/



On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 4:29 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4 March 2011 06:45, Simone Tripodi <simonetripodi@apache.org> wrote:
>> Hi Gary/all
>> I don't know if you're interested, but I realized time ago a light
>> skin[1] that is already released under ASL2.0, here[2] you can find a
>> sample, if you are interested on it we could speak about moving it as
>> new commons-skin...
>
> We cannot use it as it stands.
>
> Its site.vm template does not support the trademark attributions we
> need to add to the footer, and AFAIK Maven only allows the template to
> be overridden as part of a skin.
>
> If the default Maven template is ever fixed to allow proper footer
> (and other) customisation, then it would be usable, but I doubt that
> will happen soon.
>
>> Just let me know, have a nice day!
>> Simo
>>
>> [1] http://code.google.com/p/fluido-skin/
>> [2] http://developers.any23.org/
>>
>> http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
>> http://www.99soft.org/
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 3:08 AM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Speaking of skins... IMO, this looks beautiful: http://directory.apache.org/
>>>
>>> What can't we do something like that?
>>>
>>> Gary
>>>
>>> On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 8:55 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 4 March 2011 00:49, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>> > On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 12:35 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> >> On 3 March 2011 23:42, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> >>> On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 6:13 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>> >>>> On 26 February 2011 22:39, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>> >>>>> Commons-build seems to be Maven1 code - is it still
needed?
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>> It does seem to be the source for commons-maven.css
and perhaps
>>>> >>>>> tigris.css, but otherwise does not seem to be useful.
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>> Perhaps the CSS files should be moved to commons-site?
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>> I propose to move the xdocs/style/*.css files to commons-site
- OK?
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>> Why move them? Commons Site is working without them isn't it?
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Commons site is working currently because people.apache.org is acting
>>>> >> as the storage for the shared CSS files.
>>>> >
>>>> > Ah OK.
>>>> >
>>>> > I wonder why we just didn't put that in commons skin?
>>>> >
>>>> > I think originally we used to update the name of the ApacheCon logo
in
>>>> > the CSS. But then we changed the logo to a generic name
>>>> > (current-event-125x125.png) and so we just have to replace the image
>>>> > and not change the CSS.
>>>>
>>>> ApacheCon is now in (parent) site.xml, but is fixed, and hopefully
>>>> won't need to change.
>>>> It can be overridden on a component basis if required.
>>>>
>>>> > If thats the case then it could go in commons-skin. However if we
>>>> > wanted to change the CSS, then if its in commons-skin it needs a skin
>>>> > & parent pom release - wheras commons-site its just a commit and
>>>> > re-deploy.
>>>> >
>>>> > Sorry for thinking out loud, I think I agree with you.
>>>>
>>>> No worries, it's useful to discuss this before finalising the
>>>> commons-skin updates.
>>>>
>>>> At present, site.css is included in commons-skin, and site.css
>>>> @includes http://commons.apache.org/style/commons-maven.css.
>>>> This means that sites don't work off-line properly when testing - and
>>>> may also affect release documentation used offline.
>>>>
>>>> So I now think your idea is best - let's put commons-maven.css in
>>>> commons-skin and change site.css accordingly.
>>>> [Or indeed one could rename commons-maven.css as site.css, but I think
>>>> that would be confusing.]
>>>>
>>>> > Niall
>>>> >
>>>> >> If the site ever had to be recreated, it would not be enough to
>>>> >> redeploy commons-site and all the components.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> It just seems wrong to have the source for some of the key CSS files
>>>> >> stored in an component that cannot easily be deployed (commons-build
>>>> >> uses Maven 1).
>>>> >>
>>>> >> And even if one did deploy it, AFAICT the only useful output is
the
>>>> >> style directory - the rest seems to be old documentation that would
>>>> >> then have to be overwritten by deploying commons-site.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> The reason I need to do this now is that I need to create a new
>>>> >> version of commons-theme.css without the ApacheCon background logo.
>>>> >> This will be referenced in the new commons-skin via the site.css
file.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> I think it makes more sense to store the style files in commons-site,
>>>> >> so they will be uploaded whenever the commons-site is redeployed.
>>>> >> This will make changes easier going forward.
>>>> >>
>>>> >>> Niall
>>>> >>>
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>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Thank you,
>>> Gary
>>>
>>> http://garygregory.wordpress.com/
>>> http://garygregory.com/
>>> http://people.apache.org/~ggregory/
>>> http://twitter.com/GaryGregory
>>>
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