On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 11:45 AM, Vincent Hennebert <vhenneb...@gmail.com> wrote: >> My intention is to build the web site in CMS, and then having >> discussions, etc. *before* converting the site! There should >> definitely be advance notice prior to the change. > > So both sites would co-exist for a while, only the Forrest-generated one > being visible from xmlgraphics.apache.org ATM? Is it possible to have > (and play with) a preview of the CMS version?
That's the plan... >> If in my stumbling, an issue occurs with premature deployment I will >> work quickly to resolve! That would certainly not be my intention, but >> accidents happen! I am doing my best to ensure that does *not* happen! >> >> My current plan is to put some day-to-day pages in the CMS, and then >> export all Forrest-based documentation to Markdown formatted >> documents, for import to the CMS system according to this plugin: >> >> http://forrest.apache.org/pluginDocs/plugins_0_80/org.apache.forrest.plugin.output.Markdown/ > > Does that mean that we would be eventually phasing out Forrest > altogether and store the documentation directly in the CMS? Yes. We hope to phase out Forrest... All content changes will occur in the CMS. Part of the process will *hopefully* involve migrating our current docs from Forrest to Markdown styled pages using the above Forrest Markdown plugin. > Also, is there any chance that we will be able to factorize content that > is common to all XML Graphics websites? Among other things, I’m thinking > of the ApacheCon events. ATM we have to update them on each of the 4 XML > Graphics websites, which is a real pain. It will all be one site, so that will no longer be an issue. >> At present I don't have an ETA, but I hope to make good progress over >> the coming weeks. > > There’s no rush ATM, but if for any reason you think you won’t be able > to complete this by, say, the start of the summer, could you let us > know? We will try to take over from where you’ve got. Will do! > Good luck, > Vincent Thanks!