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From "Johnson, Eric" <Eric.John...@iona.com>
Subject RE: Web site
Date Mon, 04 Dec 2006 15:18:11 GMT
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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