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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: Geronimo site POC using Confluence & Autoexport
Date Wed, 20 Sep 2006 23:44:55 GMT
I was going to, but then I got distracted by other things... and  
still unsure I like to hr+ lag that it will take to update a site...  
but I will get over that.


On Sep 19, 2006, at 10:46 PM, Jeff Turner wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 19, 2006 at 03:41:58AM -0700, Jason Dillon wrote:
>> Did get moved somewhere
>> else?
> The script broke and I disabled it, thinking no-one used it. I take it
> this is being used somehow?
> Anyway, I've fixed the script and it's running again.
> --Jeff
>> --jason
>> On Aug 25, 2006, at 9:24 AM, Jeff Turner wrote:
>>> On Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 01:25:25AM -0700, Jason Dillon wrote:
>>>> Okay, I think that the sync that Jeff has setup will allow me to  
>>>> move
>>>> further on setting up the proof of concept, taking GMOxSITE and
>>>> GMOxKB and making them into something suitable to be used for  
>>>> http://
>>> FWIW, is now being mirrored to
>>> on every autoexport.
>>> There's
>>> a 'lastupdated' file that can be polled to check for updates.
>>> I installed the Composition plugin. See test at
>>> Unfortunately tabs
>>> ('cards') don't work on the autoexported HTML at
>>> The CSS and JS URLs are correct so
>>> I'm not
>>> sure why - needs some investigation.
>>> Discussions are proceeding on infrastructure@ as to how to get
>>> generated
>>> HTML into SVN and thus to the live site. It's painful doing
>>> trailblazing
>>> but the end goal seems worthwhile. I imagine many other projects
>>> will be
>>> interested in this kind of system.
>>> --Jeff
>>>> --jason
>>>> On Aug 24, 2006, at 3:02 PM, David Blevins wrote:
>>>>> On Aug 24, 2006, at 11:27 AM, Jason Dillon wrote:
>>>>>> Sounds like Jeff Turner may be willing to help us solve this
>>>>>> problem... pending more details.
>>>>> Thanks Jeff and Jason!  Hey you guys let me know if I can help.  I
>>>>> open sources a stream editing library with the intention of
>>>>> confluence munging, just Peir beat me to it :)  But doing things
>>>>> like "munging" urls is a piece of cake:
>>>>> src/
>>>>> test/java/org/codehaus/swizzle/stream/
>>>>> I could crank something out in short order if you give me an idea
>>>>> of what things need to be updated.
>>>>> -David
>>>>>> --jason
>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>>> massage these spaces into our main website.
>>>>>>>> I'm not even sure that it is going to be worth the effort
>>>>>>>> try
>>>>>>>> and convince Apache infra that we need the access.  Seems
>>>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>>> moving the spaces to too, which will provide us
>>>>>>>> required access to implement the site that we all want to
>>>>>>>> implement.
>>>>>>>> I'm frustrated... we now have a Confluence instance on ASF,
>>>>>>>> we can't really use it to produce the results we want...
>>>>>>>> you want to see become a set of
>>>>>>>>* URs... which I find very distasteful.
>>>>>>>> There might be some way to configure httpd to rewrite urls
>>>>>>>> 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...
>>>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>>> exported content, or get the httpd configuration changed
>>>>>>>> our
>>>>>>>> vhost.
>>>>>>>> I feel like we have a spiffy new Ferrari that we can only
>>>>>>>> at 5 mph... and as soon as you hit 6 mph it starts to hit
>>>>>>>> you on
>>>>>>>> the head.
>>>>>>>> :-(
>>>>>>>> --jason

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