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From Sergio Fernández <wik...@apache.org>
Subject Re: GitHub Pages
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:22:56 GMT
Hi Christopher,

GitHub Pages is actually powered by Jekyll: http://jekyllrb.com

So that would mean to add such build method to Apache CMS.

I'd be more than happy to explore such path.

On 04/03/15 22:06, Christopher wrote:
> All,
>
> Has any thought been put into leveraging GitHub pages for project
> documentation, static site hosting? A lot of www.apache.org is simple
> static content, as are project pages. Since a lot of projects are now using
> git, and we mirror projects in GitHub, perhaps we can help the individual
> projects maintain their site's static content by simply committing to a
> gh-pages branch for their project?
>
> Since it's just static content which is still hosted and controlled by ASF,
> but simply placed in a way that GitHub can render it from the mirrors, I
> don't think there's too many issues of concern, but wasn't sure if
> anybody's put any thought into it. I know it would certainly be easier for
> some projects than using the existing CMS system with SVN (especially those
> otherwise developing exclusively with Git).
>
> It might "just work" today, but I haven't tried it. I'd be willing to work
> with INFRA to help experiment with it, though (especially if we wanted to
> try out the CNAME feature).
>
> More info: https://pages.github.com/
>
> --
> Christopher L Tubbs II
> http://gravatar.com/ctubbsii
>

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