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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@iq80.com>
Subject Re: Confluence link on the welcome pages
Date Tue, 06 Dec 2005 19:41:03 GMT
+1 to adding a pdf to the release and an xml export to the source tree.

Hernan can you create a PDF and an xml export and add it to a JIRA?   
Mark it for a 1.0 fix and as Blocker issue.

thanks

-dain

On Dec 6, 2005, at 11:27 AM, David Blevins wrote:

> This is cool.  How about we also stick a PDF (or a few) of the  
> confluence doco in the release itself as well as check in an xml  
> export of that content?
>
> -David
>
> On Dec 6, 2005, at 9:47 AM, 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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