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From Hernan Cunico <>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Geronimo web site update
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2007 00:35:55 GMT
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.


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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