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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Geronimo web site update
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2007 00:23:03 GMT
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 :-)


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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