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From Dain Sundstrom <>
Subject Re: Proposed Welcome Portlet
Date Thu, 17 Nov 2005 16:03:38 GMT
I like the idea of the welcome portlet, but I agree with Dave that we  
need better content.  At the very lease I think the floating boxes  
will look better on the right side of the portlet.


On Nov 17, 2005, at 7:50 AM, Dave Colasurdo wrote:

> I like the idea of a different initial (post logon) page for the  
> console.  However, the information from the Geronimo welcome page  
> seems inappropriate for the console (i.e. congratulations on the  
> install, you may have gotten the setup wrong)..  Seems the console  
> welcome page should describe characteristics of the console  
> (navigation, features, plans, doc, etc.)..
> Joe Bohn wrote:
>> One point of clarification .... I am not removing the Java Server  
>> Information portlet.  I'm merely proposing making the welcome  
>> portlet the first thing the user sees instead of the Java Server  
>> info portlet.
>> Joe
>> Joe Bohn wrote:
>>> All,
>>> I'd like to add a Welcome Portlet that would be presented to a  
>>> user when they login to the Geronimo Web Console.  This would be  
>>> in place of the Java Server information that is currently  
>>> presented.  Ideally we would want this to include helpful  
>>> information for the user, first steps, etc.... For now I'm just  
>>> including the similar information to what is included in the  
>>> regular Welcome page (of which I also have an updated version).   
>>> The first image at this link includes my current version of the  
>>> page (sans the powered by icon in the lower right which I do not  
>>> yet have).  What do you think?
>>> viewpage.action?pageId=1829

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