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From Sebastien Goasguen <run...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GitHub Pages
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:42:52 GMT
So FWIW, I never thought about using github pages for our website.
I just tried it.

Created an orphaned gh-pages in our repo, pushed that. It got mirrored right away and now
we have:
http://apache.github.io/cloudstack/

Based off of:
https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/tree/gh-pages

Loving it,

-sebastien


On Mar 5, 2015, at 4:22 AM, Sergio Fernández <wikier@apache.org> wrote:

> 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
>> 
> 
> -- 
> Sergio Fernández
> Partner Technology Manager
> Redlink GmbH
> m: +43 660 2747 925
> e: sergio.fernandez@redlink.co
> w: http://redlink.co


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