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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: [proposal][www][lazy] Apache CMS Site for the Website Migration
Date Wed, 14 Sep 2011 15:54:56 GMT

On 09/13/2011 02:52 PM, Dave Fisher wrote:
> I would like to propose the following change in approach for the
> migration of the website to Apache. We should split
> the site svn tree into two separate trees. This will allow us to
> quickly address the divergent license, copyright, and footer issues
> with clarity and without working against the Apache CMS's framework.
> Mixing the migration with the incubator site as
> subfolders is now a plroblem. I realized I was about to bloody my
> forehead - bash my head against a wall.
> Here are the details.
> (1) Split the current ooo/site/trunk/ and create ooo/ooosite/trunk/.
> Move all of the migrated content to the ooo/ooosite/
> site tree. Each site will now have its own templates/skeleton.html
> with correct license headers, copyrights, and terms.
> (2) Request that infrastructure attach the new ooo/ooosite/ tree to
> the cms buildbot and webgui. If Infrastructure is willing I propose
> -
> If it must start as part of the incubator then
> (3) Every AOOo committer will be enabled to use the Apache CMS's
> webgui to make edits in order to align the site's policies to the new
> project. It has been confirmed that it is possible to edit the source
> html in the WebGUI / Bookmarklet. As Dennis has written these should
> be minimal.
> (4) No changeover of the current until the project
> agrees.
> I'll start the tree splitting process this Friday in 72 hours
> allowing plenty of time for comments and consensus.

+1 from me, and thanks...

> Regards, Dave


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