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From Hernan Cunico <hcun...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Fwd: Re: [jira] Updated: (GERONIMO-1538) Update the website to use the new look and feel from Epiq]
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2006 20:29:25 GMT


Bruce Snyder wrote:
> On 2/3/06, Hernan Cunico <hcunico@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
>>I am investigating the source for the geronimo.apache.org site and see that this site,
and AFAICT
>>all apache sites, is based on XML templates that use ant to build the HTML based on
vsl stylesheets.
>>Is this a *RULE* or we can use HTML and CSS directly?
> 
> 
> We can do whatever we prefer and I would prefer that we create a Maven
> website. It's pretty easy to do and I'm very familiar with it. All it
> requires are xdocs formatted documention as outlined in the Maven 1.1
> user guide.
> 
I'll look through the user guide although checking at the current site I count only 15 pages.
I am 
wondering if it is worth to invest in xdoc and multiplying the number of files and complexity
when 
this site is relatively simple to maintain in HTML directly (static pages + low number of
pages).
> 
>>Is it planned to have a *trunk* for the site being updated in svn. What is the process
for updating
>>the web site?
> 
> 
> The current site is here:
> 
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/geronimo/site
> 
> and I was going to continue working there with the intention of
> checking in any of the work toward the Maven website.
> 
> 
>>It will also be cool to have a *test* URL where everybody can see the progress of
the upgrade and
>>provide feedback to the new L&F and structure.
> 
> 
> If you have a user account at the ASF you can publish HTML from
> http://people.apache.org/ and this can be used as a test spot for the
> site.

I'm a "simple mortal", not a committer :) don't write have access.

In fact, subject aside, not being a committer I can't join the infra dist list neither to
follow up 
on the confluence thread.

Cheers!
Hernan
> 
> Bruce
> --
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> );'
> 
> Apache Geronimo (http://geronimo.apache.org/)
> 
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> 

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