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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Geronimo web site update
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2007 02:13:16 GMT
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.


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 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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