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From David Nalley <da...@gnsa.us>
Subject Re: GitHub Pages
Date Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:10:42 GMT
On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 4:06 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> 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

Infra is more than willing to let you experiment to your hearts
content. Perhaps we can setup a sandbox repo for you to test and work
in?

--David

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