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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [WWW] migration complete...at least I think so
Date Fri, 02 Dec 2011 13:56:43 GMT
On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 11:30 PM, Andrew Rist <andrew.rist@oracle.com> wrote:
> [top posting, b/c I was getting confused about the current state of the
> proposal - thus summarizing]
>
> individual items proposed so far:
>  - Download
>  - Support
>  - Bugzilla / Report Bugs
>  - Wiki
>  - FAQs
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>  - Forums
>  - Apache Project.
>  - N-L pop-up
>  - Extensions
>  - Templates
>
> my take:
> ***a search box - that searches Forums, Wiki, web site, Doc - with results
> with sections for results from each***
> ***then here or upper right dropdown box to pick N-L ***
>  - Download
>  - Support - includes Wiki / FAQs / Forums / Report Bugs / Documentation
>  - Developers - Apache Project / API Doc
>  - Extras - Extensions - Templates - Example docs
>

And/or a link to a sitemap.

-Rob

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> On 12/1/2011 8:07 PM, Dave Fisher wrote:
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>> On Dec 1, 2011, at 7:31 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
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>>> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 10:08 PM, Dave Fisher<dave2wave@comcast.net>
>>>  wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Dec 1, 2011, at 12:31 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Kay Schenk<kay.schenk@gmail.com>
>>>>>  wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I am finally DONE with the huge migration/update to
>>>>>>
>>>>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/ooo/ooo-site/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I saved one of the biggest to last yesterday...marketing.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The total size of this repository is: 8.2G
>>>>>>
>>>>> Wow.  This is so cool.  Thanks.
>>>>>
>>>>> What tasks remain before we can go live with this as the new
>>>>> openoffice.org website?  Is there a list on the wiki someplace?
>>>>>
>>>>> In other words, where can people help?
>>>>
>>>> On Sunday I plan to adjust the wrapping and build the table of subdomain
>>>> re-wraps.
>>>>
>>>> I'll then negotiate the publish build with Infrastructure. It will hit
>>>> the website svn hard.
>>>>
>>>> One thing I wanted to do was add a set of navigation buttons to the
>>>> ooo-site framework.
>>>>
>>> Are you talking about the "I want to...." links on the current
>>> www.openoffice.org homepage? Or a navigator that would be on all
>>> pages?  Trying to get a uniform nav look and feel will be hard, since
>>> there are so many links between the various sites, especially between
>>> the static site and the wiki pages.  Unless we can get the nav uniform
>>> across that boundary it may be awkward.  But if we can get it uniform
>>> it would certainly be nice.
>>
>>  A row of buttons on the right just above the content for the website -
>> for now the same on all platforms, but ideally special for each N-L
>>
>>
>>>> I was thinking of something like:
>>>>
>>>> - Download
>>>
>>> +1
>>>
>>>> - Support
>>>
>>> +1
>>>
>>>> - Bugzilla
>>>
>>> This will be meaningless to 99.99% of our users.  But maybe could call
>>> it "Report a Bug".   Of course, BZ itself is too complicated for most
>>> users.
>>
>> - Report Bugs
>>
>>>> - Wiki
>>>
>>> Is wiki really a destination, something that users are looking for?  I
>>> think of it more like a technology we use for delivering content.  So
>>> maybe we could highlight a link to a specific wiki area, like "FAQs".
>>> But I don't know why a user would be searching generically for the
>>> wiki.
>>
>> - FAQs
>>
>> Also -
>>
>> - Forums
>>
>>>> - Apache Project.
>>>> - N-L pop-up
>>>
>>> What would we be popping up?
>>
>> A list of N-Ls - it should be from a file - it can start with ISO codes,
>> but having it in the language in UTF-8 with the ISO code would be ideal.
>>
>>> Maybe also "Extensions" and "Templates"
>>
>> Maybe, but now we might have too many buttons. I think we want no more
>> than seven.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Dave
>>
>>>> The project could discuss what the buttons should be and how they are
>>>> named.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Dave
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> -Rob
>>>>>
>>>>>> so you need to be aware of this as well as lengthy checkout  times
the
>>>>>> first time around.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I may have some minor clean-up on DOS line ending files that didn't
>>>>>> get
>>>>>> committed the first time through, but I anticipate this will be less
>>>>>> than
>>>>>> about 20 commits.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks for your understanding if you were trying to do checkouts
this
>>>>>> past
>>>>>> week or so.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> PLEASE let me know if you run into any lock out or other file omission
>>>>>> problems with any areas (I think I took care of the N-L areas a few
>>>>>> weeks
>>>>>> ago but I may have overlooked some), I will take care of this.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This DOES NOT include the legacy OpenOffice.org "incubator" sites.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Now on to other things.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>> MzK
>>>>>>
>>>>>> "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged
>>>>>>  by the way its animals are treated."
>>>>>>                              -- Mohandas Gandhi
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