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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Layout change - remove the right table
Date Mon, 10 Oct 2011 00:14:39 GMT
On 9 October 2011 13:50, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com> 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.
>
>> 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.

> Cheers
>
>
>>
>>> Perfect for me, I will try to commit the layout later today.
>>
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