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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Layout change - remove the right table
Date Mon, 10 Oct 2011 01:02:35 GMT
sebb wrote:
> Christian Grobmeier wrote:
>
> >>>>> I've not started looking at generating projects/index.xml yet.
> >>>
> >>> Reading the past mails shows me you are +1 to commit the layout
> >>> changes. You are already working on the next steps :-)
> >>
> >> I'm not keen on losing the RH podling list, if that's what you mean; I
> >> think it's useful.
> >
> > You was the only one who said so so far. WIth the bootstrap layout the
> > project/index.html is even more readable than before.

I reckon that it is important that the list of
current podlings continues to be prominently displayed.
Go to separate tables for further information.

> >> Introducing the podlings.xml file is independent of any layout changes.
> >> The idea here is to centralise and simplify maintenance of podling
> >> summary details.
> >
> > Yes I understand that. But this thread is/was about layout changes.
> > This xml can be used for many things.
> >
> >>
> >>> BTW, I have made a copy of the podlings.xml file because probably we
> >>> want to use that for some javascript magic. Of course, transforming it
> >>> to JSON would make things easier.
> >>
> >> Easier for Javascript maybe; not so easy for XSLT, and might be harder
> >> for clutch.
> >>
> >> However, we could easily convert to JSON for the published version of the file.
> >
> > Transformation to both formats are possible of course
> 
> It's really a question of which format is easiest to maintain.
> 
> Although JSON is simpler, it does not allow comments AFAIK, which I
> think rules it out as a suitable original source file.
> Also, there are currently more tools to work with XML, again AFAIK.
> 
> >
> >>>>
> >>>> And I won't now have time until Sunday earliest.
> >>
> >> Actually, I did already commit a sample XSLT, however it is not yet
> >> integrated into the build process.
> >
> > Yes saw it.
> >
> > I have added my layout changes too (website not updated). We need to
> > find a consens on the rh table. I am still not a fan of this, it
> > simply ugly. We have spoken on this thread about generating some kind
> > of projects list from the podlings.xml file. It could show a some kind
> > of dropdown menu from javascript. would you accept this als
> > alternative?
> 
> That would probably be fine - I'd like to see it before endorsing it fully.

It would have been better to do it in a branch.

The current half-finished changes have made it difficult for
the Incubator to operate. There are uncommitted generated docs
changes for all pages. So real content changes are troublesome.

-David

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