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From John Sisson <jrsis...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Confluence link on the welcome pages
Date Tue, 06 Dec 2005 21:12:33 GMT
+1

John

Dain Sundstrom wrote:

> +1 lets define some URLs under geronimo.apache.org and setup redirect  
> rules for them
>
> I suggest the following:
>
> http://geronimo.apache.org/issues ==> jira insall
> http://geronimo.apache.org/wiki ==> our current wiki
> http://geronimo.apache.org/download ==> our download page
>
> maybe
>
> http://geronimo.apache.org/documentation
> http://geronimo.apache.org/source
>
> -dain
>
> On Dec 6, 2005, at 8:23 AM, Paul McMahan wrote:
>
>> I agree with Hernan that the current links in the welcome portlet  
>> are very helpful.  But I think we should only keep them if we can  be 
>> sure they won't change in the foreseeable future.  IMO the best  way 
>> to ensure that would be to set up redirects and/or aliases  under the 
>> HTTP server for geronimo.apache.org.
>>
>> For example, the "Problem Tracking Database" link in the welcome  
>> portlet currently points at :
>> http://nagoya.apache.org/jira/secure/BrowseProject.jspa?id=10220
>> But it's likely that URL could become stale within the lifespan of  
>> the Geronimo 1.0 console.
>>
>> So instead the welcome portlet could point at:
>> http://geronimo.apache.org/problems
>> and the server could redirect to the actual address.
>>
>> Can someone familiar with how the geronimo.apache.org HTTP server  is 
>> administered please advise whether or not this sounds like a  
>> reasonable approach?
>>
>> thanks,
>> Paul
>>
>>
>> On 12/6/05, Hernan Cunico <hcunico@gmail.com> wrote: Hi All,
>> I would like to keep the link to the confluence site (the one  hosted by
>> Atlassian). Jason is working on getting a confluence site (licensed)
>> hosted in one of the zones. Whenever the decision is taken on (if)
>> moving the wiki, then we can update the console in the next refresh or
>> as an intermediate "fix".
>>
>> For an immediate (but yet temporary) solution I would suggest, once  the
>> confluence doc is officially moved (if it is moved), to have a  redirect
>> on the Atlassian site.
>>
>> Cheers!
>> Hernan
>>
>> Joe Bohn wrote:
>> >
>> > When creating the Welcome Page with the new look & feel and the web
>> > console welcome portlet I included a link to the current confluence
>> > documentation.   This is the "Additional Documentation" link.  I  
>> added
>> > it because I was thinking that this documentation was too good to  not
>> > have an easy way for the end user to access it and was curious to  
>> see if
>> > anybody would complain.
>> >
>> > Given all of the debate about confluence and the possibility that  the
>> > current confluence content may or may not be moving into a more  
>> official
>> > site, I guess I should remove these links.  Hopefully, whatever is
>> > decided will ensure that this documentation is readily available  
>> to the
>> > users for V1 (even if it requires one level of indirection).  So  
>> I'll go
>> > ahead and remove the links unless somebody really, really, thinks we
>> > should keep them.
>> >
>> > BTW, if we do make a complete change from the wiki to confluence is
>> > there any possibility that we could keep the same URL?  The  
>> Welcome page
>> > has always included a link to the wiki and it would be great if this
>> > didn't become a dead link on the installed images.  It would  
>> probably be
>> > better if we removed all of the links on the welcome page and the  web
>> > console welcome portlet and just point the user to the Geronimo home
>> > page.  This would allow us to keep things "up to date".  Should I go
>> > ahead and make this change too while updating the welcome page  and 
>> the
>> > web console welcome portlet?
>> >
>> > Joe
>> >
>> >
>>
>
>


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