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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Layout change - remove the right table
Date Mon, 10 Oct 2011 02:58:26 GMT
On 10 October 2011 02:02, David Crossley <crossley@apache.org> wrote:
> 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.

+1

I think the style changes should be done separately from the change to
use podlings.xml.

They are independent changes, and the podlings/XSLT change will affect
at most the formatting of the projects index.xml page.

> 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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