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From Jacques Nadeau <jacq...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Project Website Template
Date Sun, 08 Nov 2015 01:40:03 GMT
+1. The Jekyll flow is great and has a low learning curve.

On Sat, Nov 7, 2015 at 3:12 PM, larry mccay <lmccay@apache.org> wrote:

> +1 - this would be a great resource for bootstrapping a new project!
>
> On Sat, Nov 7, 2015 at 5:35 PM, Julian Hyde <jhyde@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > +1
> >
> > I had the same thought when I built Calcite’s site based on jekyll
> > (actually cloned from Orc’s site). Thanks for making this template — I’m
> > sure it will be helpful to new projects.
> >
> > We should make it clear that it is optional, of course. But when Calcite
> > entered the incubator there were entirely too many choices (and
> > opportunities to make mistakes). The whole svnpubsub vs cms question, for
> > instance, delayed our web site by about 6 months because we weren’t sure
> > whether we could backtrack once we had made a decision. So I think it
> would
> > be useful if there were some default choices to get incubator projects
> off
> > and running quickly.
> >
> > I also think it would be useful to provide a template for maven/java
> based
> > projects. There would be a pom.xml, module/pom.xml and
> > module/org/apache/foo/Foo.java, and just enough content in the pom.xml to
> > be able to make a release by typing “mvn release:prepare … mvn
> > release:perform”. If anyone is interested I’ll do it.
> >
> > Luciano, Did you have a place in mind to put your template site? I think
> > it would need to be in an apache project, not in github, so that any
> > podling can import it without worrying about IP contamination.
> >
> > Julian
> >
> >
> >
> > > On Nov 7, 2015, at 1:21 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Easy is good
> > >
> > >
> > > The Jekyll work flow has worked well in the project I have mentored.
> > >
> > > Sent from my iPhone
> > >
> > >> On Nov 7, 2015, at 10:04, Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> I have just spent a day or so building a new podling website based on
> > >> Jekyll and I tried to model it as a template, where a new
> > project/podling
> > >> can easily modify _data/project.yml and configure it's name, dev list,
> > user
> > >> list, jira, source repository, etc.
> > >>
> > >> I was wondering if this would be good as a "template" where new
> projects
> > >> that come on board could easily fork to start their website and just
> > change
> > >> the styles and contents of main page, and voila, the site would be
> > ready,
> > >> with all the required trademarks and other apache requirements, etc
> > >>
> > >> Thoughts ?
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> Luciano Resende
> > >> http://people.apache.org/~lresende
> > >> http://twitter.com/lresende1975
> > >> http://lresende.blogspot.com/
> > >
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