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From Hernan Cunico <>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Geronimo web site update
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2007 00:31:09 GMT
Oh, I wasn't talking about the autoexport. Native Confluence News, up to 4 mins to show up
with the {blog-posts} macro.

any idea for moving the "old news"?


Jason Dillon wrote:
> News is one of those dynamic bits which won't get updated unless the 
> page which uses the macro is re-rendered.  I just made a minor change to 
> index and it picked up the new news.
> What we need to do is have a period full export of the site to keep 
> these more dynamic bits updated.  I'm not sure if we can tickle a 
> specific page to re-render, except for changing its content.  And 
> really, it would suck to have to do that, cause the rev history would be 
> a mess.
> But, if we can figure a way to make AutoExport export one page, then I 
> can hack hokeypokey up to list all pages that have changed since the 
> last check er something.
> But for now, probably doing a full export on the hour (hopefully thats 
> not too expensive) before the sync to live happens is probably good 
> enough.  Can probably hack something in hokeypokey to trigger to full 
> export only if pages have changed...
> David Blevins mentioned something about some new XMLRPC bits in the 
> AutoExport plugin... but I don't know more details about that.
> But, in short... we have to have something tickle these pages 
> periodically to update.  I think if we time the tickle properly it will 
> minimize the lag between confluence update to live site update.
> --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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