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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Geronimo web site update
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2007 14:49:00 GMT
Thats what I meant by fork...


On Feb 20, 2007, at 6:43 AM, Hernan Cunico wrote:

> I sent Pier (and cc infra@) a couple of notes not too long ago but  
> never got any response. I don't think Pier is having a lot of time  
> to work on the plugin.
> Can't we just bring the src over ASF svn and start working from  
> there? Just make sure we keep Pier and infra@ in the loop.
> Cheers!
> Hernan
> Jason Dillon wrote:
>> Um, anyone know if Pier is still maintaining AutoExport?  If  
>> not... we may want to simply fork this puppy and make the changes  
>> we want to the plugin for using on the ASF confluence.
>> Has anyone talked to Pier recently about getting changes/fixes  
>> into the plugin?
>> --jason
>> On Feb 19, 2007, at 4:35 PM, Hernan Cunico wrote:
>>> you mean the shaded frame box? I think the difficult part will be  
>>> the resizing in the css. Creating the graphics should be pretty  
>>> simple.
>>> Cheers!
>>> Hernan
>>> Jason Dillon wrote:
>>>> Can you find out where the ActiveMQ folks got that sexy box  
>>>> image from?  I'd *love* to have a nice box like that (g-styled  
>>>> of course) for our page too :-)
>>>> --jason
>>>> On Feb 19, 2007, at 4:05 PM, Hernan Cunico wrote:
>>>>> Hey Jason,
>>>>> I'm trying to catch up with the News/blog-posts on GMOxSITE as  
>>>>> part of the web site update. I created a few tests (added News)  
>>>>> but these posts take forever to show up. Any suggestions?
>>>>> Anyway, do you have any idea how could we port the *News* we  
>>>>> have on the live site?
>>>>> Cheers!
>>>>> Hernan
>>>>> Jason Dillon wrote:
>>>>>> On Feb 15, 2007, at 9:17 AM, Hernan Cunico wrote:
>>>>>>> Folks,
>>>>>>> after lots of separated discussions on different threads it 

>>>>>>> is clear the spirit for moving the authoring of our web site
>>>>>>> over Confluence. Let's bring to this thread all the ideas and
>>>>>>> discussion.
>>>>>>> Proposal:
>>>>>>> The idea is to use Confluence as the authoring tool for  
>>>>>>> Geronimo's web site. To achieve this we will use the  
>>>>>>> autoexport plugin already installed and in use on the  
>>>>>>> With the autoexport plugin we can customize the generated  
>>>>>>> HTML look and feel by using templates. The current POC can be
>>>>>>> viewed at (thx Jason D.)
>>>>>>> Some suggestions (mine ;-)  )
>>>>>>> - Avoid JIRA references/direct imports, if JIRA is down or  
>>>>>>> running slow it will affect the main web site.
>>>>>> Eh... maybe... though JIRA should not be down or slow.  These  
>>>>>> are also static pages, which only pull images off of the JIRA  
>>>>>> webapp, but we could remove the icon from the rendering.  I  
>>>>>> personally think its useful to show some JIRA activity on some  
>>>>>> page on the website.  Shows that we are still moving even if  
>>>>>> the website content isn't.
>>>>>>> - Remove edit/print/export links from the generated site.  
>>>>>>> Only Geronimo committers will have edit access
>>>>>> Fine w/me.
>>>>>>> - Update the template L&F. Why not? It is a good opportunity
>>>>>>> to do it !!!
>>>>>> Ya, probably some changes to be made... I like the Cayenne  
>>>>>> site a lot... clean, simple... nice popup menus.
>>>>>>> - Need to define how to integrate the other subprojects web 

>>>>>>> sites (consider confluence spaces too).
>>>>>> Aye, we need a basic theme that works for the main site,  
>>>>>> documentation sites and sub-project sites.
>>>>>>> - pls chime in!!!
>>>>>>> I volunteer to start updating the content (matching with what
>>>>>>> we already have on the live site), unless somebody else wants
>>>>>>> to go it!
>>>>>>> I will also look at some alternative templates.
>>>>>> I really would like to see this happen... so I can lend a hand.
>>>>>> --jason

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