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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CMS HowTo
Date Tue, 23 Nov 2010 17:42:35 GMT
On 23 November 2010 17:07, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
> Greets,
>
> We'd like to switch the website for the Lucy podling over to the new CMS, so
> I'm looking for documentation on how to use it.  When people have asked for
> guidance before, I've seen them pointed towards
> <http://www.apache.org/dev/cms.html>.  However, the primary purpose of this
> page appears to be providing a rationale for why the system needed to be
> built.  There's a lot of technical and political background detail that I only
> vaguely understand.  The sections which relate to actually using the system
> make up only a small portion of the page and are located towards the bottom.
> Are users really the intended audience?
>
> Some sort of cookbook/howto/tutorial documentation aimed at project/podling
> committers who want to build a site from scratch seems like it would be
> helpful.  Does such documentation exist somewhere?  If not, can I pitch in and
> help write it?

Have you read:

http://www.apache.org/dev/cms.html#usage

> It seems to me that a sample project website template that I can "svn copy"
> into place and then customize would be a good way to get started...
>
> Marvin Humphrey
>
>

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