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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: Podling website
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2011 01:15:46 GMT
I'm including some more links I've found about the CMS.

On Jun 14, 2011, at 5:40 PM, Greg Stein wrote:

> Anakia is "sooooo last decade" technology and has some requirements
> for everybody that wants to use it (eg. java :-)

> If the new CMS can be used, then I'd recommend going with that. It
> would be nice to get the community working with that today, as it
> should be a good tool to use in the long-term. (Anakia gets to be a
> pain for larger sites)

> The CMS is newer than that documentation, which may be why it "prefers" anakia.
> Please take a look, and I can help with any authz bits or other setup
> (just lemme know what I need to do).

> IOW, my +1 is for the CMS. If we find that the community doesn't like
> it, then we can make another choice for the long-term site.

I think markdown looks pretty cool and easy. It doesn't look too different from Confluence

+1 for CMS for the website.


> Cheers,
> -g
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 20:26, Rob Weir <> wrote:
>> Our website link is:
>> Astute observers may notice that nothing is there.  I'd like to get a basic
>> podling web site up there ASAP, so we can put out the "welcome mat", have a
>> place to report status and accomplishments, list committers, etc.  As we get
>> an issue tracker up and other services up, they would be linked to from this
>> site as well.  This could transition into the TLP's website, or it could be
>> tossed out once we graduate.  In either case, I think we want something
>> there for now.
>> I've been reading through the podling documentation and I see there is some
>> relevant advice:
>> Essentially, the website must meet certain requirements for navigation,
>> content, etc.  We can use whatever tool we want to generate it, but Apache
>> Velocity Anakia
>> <>appears to be
>> preferred.  I don't have a strong preference, but it seems to
>> me that gaining some familiarity with that tool would be a generally good
>> thing for me to do.  So I can take a look.
>> We need to check the source and generated site into SVN.
>> Any objections to putting the web site here using Velocity Anakia?  Would
>> these directories conflict with anything that we are importing from the OOo
>> source tree?
>> /site/src
>> /site/gen
>> -Rob

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