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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Incubator site status wrt a move to Anakia?
Date Wed, 18 Jan 2006 15:34:07 GMT
David,

Looks nice. Great work! thanks. More feedback when i try out the build process.

-- dims

On 1/18/06, David Crossley <crossley@apache.org> wrote:
> Responding to some issues that people have with the
> layout of the current forrest-based website.
>
> [1] http://people.apache.org/~crossley/incubator-forrest/
>
> If you want me to implement any of these immediately
> then say so.
>
> Get rid of PDF
> --------------
> There was a PDF generated for every page. The idea was
> that with complex process documentation people need to
> print it to be able to read, comprehend, tick it,
> show/file a paper copy, etc.
>
> A upcoming version of Forrest (probably not next)
> will enable per-page PDFs rather than all-or-none.
>
> The PDF button at top-right is now removed.
> The Print button remains.
>
> Get rid of Tabs
> ---------------
> There were four Tabs:
>
> Home - this still remains.
>
> Projects - All current projects were listed down the left.
> This was superfluous and also meant that generated html
> pages changed when a new project was added.
> Gone now.
>
> Learn - The beginnings of some general documentation.
> Gone now. I reckon that we should intead point to
> www.a.o/dev/ documents.
>
> Whiteboard - just pointed to Wiki.
> Gone now. Just have a link in the main navigation.
>
> Hidden items in left-hand navigation
> ------------------------------------
> Incubation policy documents were hidden in collapsed
> left-hand menus.
>
> This is a distinct lack with Forrest. By default
> these groups of items are shown collapsed, and only
> open when you select it or visit of the group's pages.
> Will to Forrest issue tracker. Needs a "collapse" attribute.
>
> The workaround is to bung them all in the About group.
>
> Get rid of W3C html/css compliance logos
> ----------------------------------------
> Done.
>
> Change the logo and banner
> --------------------------
> Can be done, but not done yet.
>
> Get rid of the swathes of blue bars
> -----------------------------------
> Could do some minor tweaks, remove breadcrumb trail,
> reduce footer, change colours. Not done yet.
> Also Ross has the beginnings of another theme to
> enable a bland look, if needed.
>
> -David
>
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Davanum Srinivas : http://wso2.com/blogs/

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