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From "John O'Hara" <john.r.oh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Web site
Date Mon, 04 Dec 2006 16:51:11 GMT
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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