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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: Geronimo site POC using Confluence & Autoexport
Date Thu, 24 Aug 2006 05:42:28 GMT
I think we'd have to wget the site and the massage it.


On Aug 23, 2006, at 10:17 PM, David Blevins wrote:

> Assuming you did have access to the box, what steps would be  
> required to get things setup?  I know I'm asking an unnatural  
> question as I typically start my thinking while staring at the  
> command prompt and type commands iteratively till things work.  But  
> I'm just thinking if we could maybe figure that out, we could work  
> with someone who does have access.
> I'd also like to use this for GBuild and OpenEJB, so I'm keen on  
> seeing it solved.
> -David
> On Aug 23, 2006, at 5:39 PM, Jason Dillon wrote:
>> So, it looks like there is going to need some convincing to get  
>> access to the exported content, so that we can post process and  
>> massage these spaces into our main website.
>> I'm not even sure that it is going to be worth the effort to try  
>> and convince Apache infra that we need the access.  Seems like  
>> they are only willing to give accounts on systems to Apache members.
>> So, I wonder if we could just run our own Confluence instance on  
>> our zone, only use it to author, then export the content, massage  
>> and then svn ci.  I guess we could also do the same by moving the  
>> spaces to too, which will provide us the required  
>> access to implement the site that we all want to implement.
>> I'm frustrated... we now have a Confluence instance on ASF, but we  
>> can't really use it to produce the results we want... unless you  
>> want to see become a set of http:// 
>>* URs... which I find very distasteful.
>> There might be some way to configure httpd to rewrite urls so that  
>> looks like http:// 
>> and that looks  
>> like, etc... but I wonder if that  
>> is really worth all of the effort.
>> I guess we could use wget to grab the entire http:// 
>> and then massage and check in... but  
>> that is terribly inefficient and add more unwanted time lapse  
>> between updating content to making the content live.
>> So, in short... I can't do anything related to making GMOxSITE the  
>> official website until there is a way to get access to the  
>> exported content, or get the httpd configuration changed for our  
>> vhost.
>> I feel like we have a spiffy new Ferrari that we can only drive at  
>> 5 mph... and as soon as you hit 6 mph it starts to hit you on the  
>> head.
>> :-(
>> --jason

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