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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GitHub Pages
Date Wed, 11 Mar 2015 16:58:53 GMT
On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 9:51 AM, Mike Kienenberger <mkienenb@gmail.com>
wrote:

> The github pages I've worked on have all been in Markdown, so they're
> portable.
>

INdeed.  And the Jekyll procedures I have talked about  in this thread
allow GH emulation at small cost.


>
> I also don't see any reason why we can't host pages elsewhere since we
> control the source repositories.
>

Well, the cost of moving from that external hosting is a big risk, even if
low probability.


>
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 12:45 PM, Ross Gardler (MS OPEN TECH)
> <Ross.Gardler@microsoft.com> wrote:
> > Is it really necessary for our web pages to be served from Apache
> hardware? If so, why?
> >
> > I understand why we want to control the canonical source, but do we
> really need to own web server?
> >
> > A concern, for me, would be if hosting on GitHub Pages meant that we
> could not easily switch to another host.
> >
> > Ross
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ted Dunning [mailto:ted.dunning@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:40 AM
> > To: dev@community.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: GitHub Pages
> >
> > Chris,
> >
> > The easy summary is that Apache would like to keep apache sites being
> served by apache controlled hardware.
> >
> > Github serving pages fails that test.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 9:37 AM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >
> >> On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 6:41 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> >
> >> > I think those other comments about Jekyll had to do with keeping all
> >> > of the site storage on apache servers.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> I'm not sure I understand how Jekyll affects that. Are we concerned
> >> that GitHub will not render the site's source accurately? And, if so,
> >> wouldn't that concern extend to non-Jekyll static sources also?
> >>
> >>
> >> > There have been objections in this thread about using github.io
> >> > based sites even with site name masquerading.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> Does anybody wish to summarize those? I think it would be helpful.
> >>
> >>
> >> > Sent from my iPhone
> >> >
> >> > > On Mar 6, 2015, at 14:36, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org>
wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > > Regarding some of the other comments about jekyll... it's not true
> >> > > that
> >> > you
> >> > > need jekyll. You can publish plain HTML or Markdown also.
> >> >
> >>
>

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