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From Jeff Genender <jgenen...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Geronimo site POC using Confluence & Autoexport
Date Fri, 28 Jul 2006 02:59:49 GMT
IMHO, I like it a lot.  I would like you to continue.

Jeff

Jason Dillon wrote:
> Is there any desire to continue moving in this direction?
> 
> I personally believe that by having the site in Confluence that it will
> be much easier for us to keep the content up to date, as well as easily
> be able to add new content.
> 
> IMO this is the direction that the Geronimo site should head.
> 
> The question is... shall I continue to set this up (and collaborate with
> others) or would that be a wasted effort?
> 
> --jason
> 
> 
>> On 7/25/06, Jason Dillon <jason@planet57.com> 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:
>>>
>>>      http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxSITE/
>>>
>>> Looks familiar?  It should, cause its the same layout that we have on
>>> http://geronimo.apache.org (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://cwiki.apache.org/
>>> GMOxSITE/2006/07/25/test-news-post.html).
>>>
>>> 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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