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From Hernan Cunico <hcun...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Geronimo Knowledge Base
Date Thu, 22 Jun 2006 20:21:01 GMT
Hi Jason,
what is the long term plan for this space? could we ultimately move/merge the MoinMoin content
there 
once migrated?

There is this GMOxSBOX space (the SandBox) that we could remove and put the GMOxKB instead,
see 
cwiki.apache.org/geronimo

Let me know what you think?

Cheers!
Hernan

Jason Dillon wrote:
> Okay, here ya go:
> 
>     http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/GMOxKB
> 
> I did a few things...
> 
> First, I setup a geronimo team label, and labeled all of our spaces  (so 
> from the dashboard you can see all of the G-related spaces  easily).  
> New spaces for G should also get this label added (have add  it manually 
> after creation).
> 
> Then I added a {font-size} user-macro to help change font sizes.
> 
> I installed the navigation plugin (which gets us {scrollbar}).
> 
> I installed the footnotes plugin, see this for an example: http:// 
> cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/GMOxKB/CLI
> 
> And I installed the plugin repository client, which makes it easier  to 
> manage plugin versions.  I need to know how to get the Utilities  plugin 
> installed into WEB-INF/lib before I can enable some of the  other 
> plugins, but that can wait.  If you have admin, you can see the  
> repository client page here:
> 
>     http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/admin/repository/plugins.action
> 
> Just be careful, cause sometimes installing a plugin will hose the  
> entire Confluence install, or need it to be bounced before it is usable.
> 
> Who is the point-man for bouncing/installing stuff for this?
> 
>  * * *
> 
> Basically there are 3 major sections (each of which could really be  its 
> own space if needed, when we get more content, but for now will  work):
> 
>  FAQ - yada yada
>  Topics - General KB stuff, not really FAQ
>  Glossary - Definitions for terms
> 
> The way it works is that each bit of content is its own page.  That  
> pages parent page is the section it is under.  The name of the page  is 
> the topic title, or FAQ question, or glossary term.
> 
> Each content page has at the top {scrollbar}, so that it is easy to  
> navigate between all of the pages in the KB.
> 
> Sub-sections are also just pages, but with the {children:all=true}  
> macro to allow easy navigation to children.  It is important to add  
> that, cause the default rendering of children pages at the bottom is  
> disabled.
> 
> The main indexes are dynamic, so you just have to add a page in the  
> right place and presto it updates.
> 
> Use the {excerpt} macro to provide a bit more detail that will  
> compliment the page title in the listing.
> 
>  * * *
> 
> Once we get the Utilities plugin installed into WEB-INF/lib, we can  use 
> the Zones plugin to setup dynamic templates for each of these  sections, 
> and then you don't have to worry about the {scrollbar} or  {children} 
> stuff, just add the content and the zone will render per  the zone 
> template.
> 
> I have not yet set this up to auto-export, should probably do that soon.
> 
>  * * *
> 
> Comments?  Questions?  Yada yada...
> 
> --jason
> 
> 

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