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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Moving the incubator web site to the CMS
Date Sat, 17 Sep 2011 17:20:38 GMT
On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 1:03 PM, Mohammad Nour El-Din
<nour.mohammad@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi...
>
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 9:03 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 16 September 2011 19:28, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> In an effort to reduce the number of procedures vying for neurons in
>>> my memory, I think it would be good if we went ahead and CMS-ed the
>>> incubator website. I'm willing to help Joe with this, and he suggested
>>> that I post this message looking for other contributors to the effort.
>
> Please count me in. Did you discuss any procedures for this effort, I
> mean are we going to do it manually or we need to automate it somehow
> ?

My foggy recollection was that this was discussed quite some time ago.

The idea here is *not* to touch or impose on the podlings themselves,
who have always been free to roll their sites as they will within the
overall policy.


>
>>
>> The incubator site currently in incubator/public/trunk is the source
>> for only part of the files under /www/incubator.apache.org/.
>> The other files are either maintained manually by podlings, or some
>> use svn pub sub.
>>
>> Is that mixture going to cause a problem?
>> Perhaps it would be worth considering rearranging the layout so that
>> the podling trees were distinct from the main incubator site and
>> status files.
>
> I think that would be easier when it is CMSed, AFAIU of how the CMS
> works, for new podlings write access would be given to Mentors and
> they will have to add/update relevant Incubator pages which is more
> easy to do on CMS.
>
>>
>> Also, what about clutch? That currently depends on being able to read
>> some XML files.
>
> Although I have another long term idea for that, but it can be updated
> to read the relevant pages of Incubator CMS, and I am also very
> willing to help in that.
>
>>
>> There is a lot of work involved in converting everything successfully.
>
> Indeed, thats why Benson is asking for contributors ;).
>
>>
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