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From Hernan Cunico <hcun...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Geronimo web site update
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2007 00:05:17 GMT
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 cwiki.apache.org.
>> With the autoexport plugin we can customize the generated HTML look 
>> and feel by using templates. The current POC can be viewed at 
>> http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxSITE (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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