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From "John O'Hara" <john.r.oh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Web site
Date Mon, 04 Dec 2006 16:59:12 GMT
BTW: I posted a link to Qpid off the www.amqp.org web site (and the other
known AMQP products).

John

On 04/12/06, Carl Trieloff <cctrieloff@redhat.com> wrote:
>
>
> I had volunteered to ask our design group... that is what the start if
> this mail was about so I guess I will
> go ahead as the mail has gone full circle
>
>
> John O'Hara wrote:
> > It does look good.  Hides its Wiki'ness pretty well.
> >
> > Anyone volunteering :-)
> >
> > On 04/12/06, Johnson, Eric <Eric.Johnson@iona.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> That looks pretty good.
> >>
> >> > -----Original Message-----
> >> > From: David Blevins [mailto:david.blevins@visi.com]
> >> > Sent: Friday, December 01, 2006 8:50 PM
> >> > To: qpid-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >> > Subject: Re: Web site
> >> >
> >> > Hi.  I can tell you a bit about the OpenEJB auto export setup.
> >> > (http://incubator.apache.org/openejb/)
> >> >
> >> > Our template is here: http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/
> >> > openejb/trunk/website/src/vm/openejb_autoexport.vm
> >> >
> >> > The publishing is a bit ad-hoc and somewhat manual still, but
> >> > it's better than nothing.
> >> >
> >> > For people who don't have shell access to cwiki, Jeff Turner
> >> > has a cron script that rsyncs all the autoexport generated
> >> > data from cwiki
> >> > to his home dir on people.   I have a similar cron script
> >> > that rsyncs
> >> > from his dir to incubator.a.o./openejb.  Here's that script:
> >> >
> >> > --site_update.sh--
> >> > #!/usr/local/bin/bash
> >> >
> >> > LAST="$HOME/last-website-check"
> >> >
> >> > NEWEST="$(ls -t $LAST
> >> > /home/jefft/public_html/confluence/OPENEJB/* | grep -m1 '^')"
> >> >
> >> > if [ "$NEWEST" != "$LAST" ]; then
> >> > /usr/local/bin/rsync -tvr /home/jefft/public_html/confluence/OPENEJB/
> >> > * /www/incubator.apache.org/openejb/
> >> > fi
> >> >
> >> > touch "$LAST"
> >> > ------------------
> >> >
> >> > I run that once an hour.
> >> >
> >> > The base site -- images, stylesheets, presentations, and
> >> > other goodies -- is all entirely in svn and I periodically
> >> > update svn manually with the latest generated content.
> >> >
> >> > About once a week I hop onto cwiki and have autoexport
> >> > regenerate all the content again.  This takes care of the
> >> > dynamic content in confluence like rss or jira data.
> >> >
> >> > The template we use has some good macros at the top, that's
> >> > the more important part.  The html is fairly old -- it's only
> >> > been tweaked since it was originally created 6-7 years ago.
> >> > With better stylesheets you can do the same without endless
> >> > sea of tables.  But it doesn't take much to plum in the
> >> > dynamic content into an existing html template.
> >> >
> >> > I do like the servicemix site too, that'd be a great template
> >> > to yank if you just wanted something small and clean to get started.
> >> >
> >> > Hope this helps.
> >> >
> >> > -David
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Dec 1, 2006, at 6:54 AM, Johnson, Eric wrote:
> >> >
> >> > >
> >> > > Confluence has an export to HTML feature that can be used to export
> >> > > the content to a static site.
> >> > > The default export is not too pretty, but it is functional. You can
> >> > > customize it to look pretty good. See
> >> > > http://servicemix.org/site/home.html and http://
> >> > geronimo.apache.org/
> >> > > for examples.
> >> > >
> >> > > Perhaps one of their committers would be willing to pitch
> >> > in and help
> >> > > get the export looking better?
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >> -----Original Message-----
> >> > >> From: Carl Trieloff [mailto:cctrieloff@redhat.com]
> >> > >> Sent: Friday, December 01, 2006 9:17 AM
> >> > >> To: Marnie McCormack
> >> > >> Cc: qpid-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >> > >> Subject: Re: Web site
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Marnie McCormack wrote:
> >> > >>> Hi Carl,
> >> > >>>
> >> > >>> Apologies if there's anything I've misunderstood .....
> >> > >>>
> >> > >>> Imho we should look to export from Confluence to generate
> >> > >> static web
> >> > >>> content (see JIRA
> >> > >> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/QPID-99), so we
> >> > >>> can keep rework to a minimum on the content for the web site.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> yes this is what I would like to do, I would like to
> >> > create a set of
> >> > >> frames and menus etc that look really good, and then pull
> >> > 90% of the
> >> > >> content but linking to it from cwiki. This might mean we need
to
> >> > >> structure the cwiki stuff a bit better.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> So I expect that we will do all the text, but would like to get
> >> > >> professional help to get the look and feel, and portal-ing
> >> > to cwiki
> >> > >> content working very smoothly.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Carl.
> >> > >>
> >> > >>>
> >> > >>> Be great to have some professional input, but maybe we
> >> > can use the
> >> > >>> text we already have to keep the maintenance low ?
> >> > >>>
> >> > >>> Hope I'm on the same page :-)
> >> > >>>
> >> > >>> Regards,
> >> > >>> Marnie
> >> > >>>
> >> > >>> On 11/30/06, *Carl Trieloff* <cctrieloff@redhat.com
> >> > >>> <mailto:cctrieloff@redhat.com>> wrote:
> >> > >>>
> >> > >>>
> >> > >>>     When we get to the point that we release M1 we should
> >> > >> update our web
> >> > >>>     site, it is
> >> > >>>     located at http://incubator.apache.org/qpid/.  I would
like
> to
> >> > >>>     link the
> >> > >>>     wiki from
> >> > >>>     this site as much as possible. To that end I would
> >> > like to move
> >> > >>>     some of
> >> > >>>     the content
> >> > >>>     around on the wiki to better facilitate that. For
> >> > >> example quite a
> >> > >>>     bit of
> >> > >>>     the doc/FAQ
> >> > >>>     etc is common between the different clients and
> >> > >> brokers, so many just
> >> > >>>     index/ structuring
> >> > >>>     work.
> >> > >>>
> >> > >>>     In addition I am by no means a web designer, to that
> >> > >> end if there
> >> > >>>     are no
> >> > >>>     objections
> >> > >>>     I would like to raise a request internally to our
> >> > >> design team do a
> >> > >>>     version 2 of the
> >> > >>>     web site for us and contribute that back to the project
> >> > >> under a JIRA.
> >> > >>>
> >> > >>>     If there are other ideas fire away,
> >> > >>>     Carl.
> >> > >>>
> >> > >>>
> >> > >>
> >> > >>
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >
>
>

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