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From Edwin Goei <edwi...@sun.com>
Subject Re: xml.apache.org website
Date Tue, 30 Oct 2001 01:36:21 GMT
Ted Leung wrote:
> I'd like to bring up the topic of the website again.
> The last we discussed this (in July) people seemed to be interested in
> migrating
> docs / site into DocBook or simplified DocBook.    Berin Loritsch had some
> Cocoon2
> styles for DocBook checked into Avalon.
> Is this still what people think we should do?  If so, I plan to start
> converting the X2 docs to
> docbook and using this as a trial run for the rest of the site.   Assuming
> that this is successful,
> I'm willing to help this happen for all the other projects.

Yup, I'd like to see the xml.apache.org website improved.

> I'd also like to see us change the style for the website and get rid of all
> the images in the nav
> bars, etc.    I'm willing to take a crack at it, but it *will* be ugly.   If
> someone more artistically
> inclined wants to help, that'd be great.

+1 on removing all the images.  One thing I like about
jakarta.apache.org is that it doesn't have all those images.  I'm not
necessarily advocating use of the same software though.

> Lastly, we have too many copies of the website docs.   Each project has a
> copy of the docs
> in its own cvs, and then there's the copy in XML site -- that's one copy too
> many.   I'd like to
> set things up so that the build for xml-site checks out the doc directories
> for each project and
> then builds the website.  If we can do that then maybe we could even have
> the website updated
> semi-automatically.  In order for this to happen, it would be nice if all
> the projects used the same
> directory hierarchy.   See http://jakarta.apache.org/site/dirlayout.html for
> a good starting point.
> I'm going to start a second thread for the dirlayout stuff.

Sounds good.


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