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From Henry Saputra <henry.sapu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: First draft "simple site" at our new Apache URL
Date Tue, 13 Aug 2013 06:02:55 GMT
The only drawback is that you can not update the website via user
interface: https://cms.apache.org/metamodel/

I will play around with mdtext to HTML sometimes next week to see how easy
it is to port it.

- Henry




On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 1:47 PM, Kasper Sørensen <
i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Henry,
>
> Must confess I always just used the HTML. Seemed a lot easier to get
> working and since most in-depth information is delegated to the wiki,
> I thought we could live without too much CMS infrastructure to begin
> with. A bit silly reasoning maybe, feel free to punk me for it :-) Or
> maybe remake it into a CMS template we can edit thru mdtext.
>
> 2013/8/12 Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com>:
> > So Kasper, so to build the MetaModel CMS we are currently used the mdtext
> > files to generate the HTML files?
> >
> > I am seeing the content directory contains the index.html file that is
> > manually generated?
> >
> >
> > - Henry
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 10:50 AM, Kasper Sørensen <
> > i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Updated that then :-)
> >>
> >> 2013/8/12 Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>:
> >> > I would change the footer to:
> >> >
> >> > Copyright © 2013 The Apache Software Foundation — Licensed under the
> >> Apache
> >> > License 2.0
> >> > Apache MetaModel, MetaModel, and the project logo are trademarks of
> The
> >> > Apache Software Foundation
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On 1 August 2013 17:56, Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> This will work for good start. +1 for pushing it.
> >> >>
> >> >> The more (correct) information about the podling should help attract
> >> more
> >> >> contributors to build the community.
> >> >>
> >> >> Good job Kasper, thanks =)
> >> >>
> >> >> - Henry
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 1:44 AM, Kasper Sørensen <
> >> >> i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> > Updated the staging site with that correction.
> >> >> > Also added a sentence near the top which I feel is kinda important
> to
> >> >> > avoid confusion with ORM-style frameworks:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > "MetaModel isn't a data mapping framework. Instead we emphasize
> >> >> > abstraction of metadata, making MetaModel great for generic data
> >> >> > processing applications, less so for applications modeled around
a
> >> >> > particular domain."
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Does this make sense? If you have ideas for improving the wording
> >> >> > here, please bring it up.
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> > 2013/8/1 Kasper Sørensen <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>:
> >> >> > > I see your point about too much information. On the other
side I
> >> think
> >> >> > > this layout is better when there's a lot of content. Maybe
if we
> >> move
> >> >> > > the "examples" section down below the mailinglist/wiki/sourcecode
> >> >> > > section. Then it's ordered a bit more in sequence of giving
all
> the
> >> >> > > "actionable" resource links before going into deeper details.
> >> >> > >
> >> >> > > We can also go for multiple pages of course, I just kinda
like a
> big
> >> >> > > long page for all the basic information. The menu in the
top lets
> >> you
> >> >> > > quickly "scroll" to the part that you're interested in.
> >> >> > >
> >> >> > > 2013/8/1 Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com>:
> >> >> > >> It looks good but I think it is a bit too much info in
one page.
> >> Maybe
> >> >> > >> separate different contents into separate page?
> >> >> > >>
> >> >> > >> Also, I agree with your previous comment about having
some of
> the
> >> info
> >> >> > like
> >> >> > >> getting started and how to build in the Wiki and add
link to
> them
> >> from
> >> >> > the
> >> >> > >> website.
> >> >> > >>
> >> >> > >>
> >> >> > >> - Henry
> >> >> > >>
> >> >> > >>
> >> >> > >> On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 1:33 AM, Kasper Sørensen <
> >> >> > >> i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> > >>
> >> >> > >>> I did some more work on the layout ... What do you
guys think
> of
> >> this
> >> >> > >>> (staged)?
> >> >> > >>> http://metamodel.staging.apache.org/
> >> >> > >>>
> >> >> > >>> 2013/7/29 Kasper Sørensen <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>:
> >> >> > >>> > That's a good checklist. I'll make a few more
additions
> based on
> >> >> that
> >> >> > >>> > and then publish. Of course I invite everyone
with an
> interest
> >> to
> >> >> > >>> > further build up a good site.
> >> >> > >>> >
> >> >> > >>> > 2013/7/29 Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com>:
> >> >> > >>> >> This should be a good start. Thanks for
driving this Kasper.
> >> >> > >>> >>
> >> >> > >>> >> FYI about guide for good podling website:
> >> >> > >>> >> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/sites.html
> >> >> > >>> >>
> >> >> > >>> >> - Henry
> >> >> > >>> >>
> >> >> > >>> >>
> >> >> > >>> >> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 2:34 AM, Kasper
Sørensen <
> >> >> > >>> >> i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> > >>> >>
> >> >> > >>> >>> Hi everyone,
> >> >> > >>> >>>
> >> >> > >>> >>> Please take a look at this first draft
from me for a
> "simple
> >> >> > website"
> >> >> > >>> >>> @ Apache: http://metamodel.staging.apache.org/
> >> >> > >>> >>>
> >> >> > >>> >>> It's "simple" in the sense that I didn't
want to spend days
> >> and
> >> >> > weeks
> >> >> > >>> >>> on it, so I just wanted to have something
up there to
> direct
> >> >> > people to
> >> >> > >>> >>> the wiki and mailing lists and give
them a brief idea of
> what
> >> >> > Apache
> >> >> > >>> >>> MetaModel is. It's mostly just a quick
summary and
> >> >> > apache-adoptation
> >> >> > >>> >>> of the old website contents.
> >> >> > >>> >>>
> >> >> > >>> >>> This is still only a staging site, so
let me know if I can
> >> >> publish
> >> >> > it
> >> >> > >>> >>> to the real URL:
> http://metamodel.incubator.apache.org/(which
> >> >> is
> >> >> > >>> >>> anyways just EMPTY right now).
> >> >> > >>> >>>
> >> >> > >>> >>> Kasper
> >> >> > >>> >>>
> >> >> > >>>
> >> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Noah Slater
> >> > https://twitter.com/nslater
> >>
>

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