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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Realease Notes] Proposed template for creation o Release Notes
Date Sun, 26 Aug 2012 20:23:48 GMT
On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 10:32 AM, Keith N. McKenna <
keith.mckenna@comcast.net> wrote:

> Kay Schenk wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 4:32 PM, Keith N. McKenna <
>> keith.mckenna@comcast.net
>>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>
>>  Kay Schenk wrote:
>>>
>>>  On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 10:43 AM, Keith N. McKenna <
>>>> keith.mckenna@comcast.net> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>   Hello All;
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>     I have a proposed draft of a template for use in creating Release
>>>>> Notes
>>>>> at: https://cwiki.apache.org/******confluence/display/OOOUSERS/**<https://cwiki.apache.org/****confluence/display/OOOUSERS/**>
>>>>> **<https://cwiki.apache.org/****confluence/display/OOOUSERS/**<https://cwiki.apache.org/**confluence/display/OOOUSERS/**>
>>>>> **>
>>>>> Release+Notes+Template<https:/****/cwiki.apache.org/**confluence/**<http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/**>
>>>>> display/OOOUSERS/Release+****Notes+Template<https://cwiki.**
>>>>> apache.org/confluence/display/**OOOUSERS/Release+Notes+**Template<https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Release+Notes+Template>
>>>>> >
>>>>>
>>>>>  .
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> All comments and changes are welcome. I believe that there is a way to
>>>>> generate actual templates for the Confluence wiki and I will be digging
>>>>> through the documentation for it to try and figure out how to do so.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards
>>>>> Keith
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>   Looks good to me. I think using a template like this will be good for
>>>>>
>>>> organization.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>   Thanks Kay, that was one of the ideas that prompted me to do this. I
>>>>
>>> noted that you said in an earlier thread that converting the notes from
>>> the
>>> wiki to HTML took some futzing. Are we using the HTML export add-on
>>> that is available or Conluence or are you doing it by hand?
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> Keith
>>>
>>>
>> I use the html export but it puts it some styling that we don't use on the
>> web site and it needs to be removed. I'll need to see how it looks if we
>> just left this in. And then, maybe no futzing needed. Or, maybe I'm doing
>> something wrong. :/ I'll do this again at some point.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>  I had noticed the html export when I was rooting through the
> documentation and wasn't sure i it was installed on our instance of
> Confluence. Figured that it couldn't hurt to ask. My background is in
> manufacturing engineering and I am a very large fan of making sure that
> there are more efficient ways of accomplishing redundant  and potentially
> error prone tasks.
>

well, it's a curious thing. I DO the html export but for some reason
although the file IS an html file, it makes into ".doc". I need to check
some of what I told you about this by the way.  At any rate, the html
export is there.


>
> Your knowledge of web design and support shows in the quality of your
> work. On the other hand what I know of the subject and HTML in general
> would it on the head of a pin and have room left for thousands of angels.
> :oD.
>

Thank you, but I'm not sure  I deserve the extent of this complement.  I
had little to do with the COMPLETE design of www.openoffice.org. I do know
a LOT about  bare bones html though. CSS, maybe not so much, but enough to
get by  most of the time. :)



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