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From Hernan Cunico <>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Geronimo web site update
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2007 14:21:33 GMT
Agreed, we already have those links in the "Apache Geronimo Mailing Lists" page.


Jason Dillon wrote:
> IMO, I think we should drop the top-tabs, and just implement a nav 
> similar to what activemq has for the breadcumbs -> links bar between the 
> header and content.
> --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
>>>>>> 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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