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From Matt Sergeant <m...@sergeant.org>
Subject Re: Updating the website
Date Thu, 31 Jan 2002 15:10:09 GMT
On Thu, 31 Jan 2002, Carsten Ziegeler wrote:

> Hi,
> I just updated the news section of xml.apache.org to reflect the latest
> cocoon release and was a little bit disappointed about our xml.apache.org
> website.
> It seems that especially the news section is not really used by
> the projects as concerning releases only cocoon and xerces are listed
> there. And the xerces entry is even old.
> So I would suggest that the projects update this section more regularly.
> In addition, the "Project Status" which fills the second half of the
> news page seems not appropriate at that place. As the index page already
> explains all projects, I think we should remove that section from the news.
> If you look at our brothers and sisters from jakarta.apache.org, they have
> some nice welcome and news pages. Now they even have some headlines on their
> welcome page.
> So let's see if we can make it even better as them!

How about allowing sub-projects to have their own news.xml file (or
whatever you want to call it), and have the build script automatically
merge the news sorted by date? That's what I did for take23.org (though
it's real-time, not offline built) and it seems to work really well,
albeit the sub-projects are "articles" and "headlines" etc.

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