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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: Geronimo site POC using Confluence & Autoexport
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2006 00:15:02 GMT
And, we can also use an extra space like GMXxSITE2 for really radical  
changes if needed.


On Jul 25, 2006, at 11:54 AM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:

> Is there anyway to back out changes or make them atomic?  Once nice  
> thing about the existing process is that people can stage changes  
> and make them live in an instant.  Perhaps that is not a huge deal  
> but I prefer not having the site in a state of flux while people  
> are accessing it.
> Jason Dillon wrote:
>> I had been wanting to use Confluence as the primary Geronimo  
>> website for a while now... and finally just went and created proof  
>> of concept that it might actually work... check out:
>> Looks familiar?  It should, cause its the same layout that we have  
>> on (with a new minor changes).
>> I have not done much content wise... but I did get all of the side  
>> navigation pages setup and rendering from "SideNav *" pages (each  
>> has its own page)... though most of those links point to non- 
>> existent pages (hence the +).
>> Looks like there is a still a bit more work that needs to be done  
>> to refine the autoexpert plugin... like the news links in the  
>> "Geronimo News" section which are Confluence news pages link you  
>> to the Confluence page, not the exported page (http:// 
>> Also some more dynamic stuff, like adding new news does not  
>> automatically export the pages.  I think this is okay, we can auto  
>> export on a periodic schedule to get around this limitation... or  
>> just fix the plugin to be a tad more intelligent.
>> I've attached the vsl if anyone is interested to see the magic  
>> needed to get autoexport to do this...
>>  * * *
>> Anyways, something to think about... I think its got a lot of  
>> potential (or I would not still be up at 3am hacking on it) :-)
>> --jason

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