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From "Prasad Kashyap" <goyathlay.geron...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Geronimo Knowledge Base (was: Wiki based FAQ)
Date Fri, 23 Jun 2006 04:01:25 GMT
Cool Jason. I like it. Can we please have to/fro links from the
http://cwiki.apache.org/geronimo site to the KB.

Thanx
Prasad

On 6/22/06, Jason Dillon <jason@planet57.com> wrote:
> Autoexport is up:
>
>      http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxKB/index.html
>
> --jason
>
>
> On Jun 22, 2006, at 12:17 PM, 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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