NOTE: Moving discussion to general@. Please make all further responses to general@.
BACKGROUND: We are discussing moving XML Graphics web site to ASF-CMS. You can see progress here: http://xmlgraphics.staging.apache.org/ ToDo: - Lots. - Style & templating work - Non-HTML content (figure out how to handle java-docs, download.cgi, demo stuff, etc.--might not be too difficult, just a matter of committing to CMS content/ dirs?) Done: - most HTML content Clay "My religion is simple. My religion is kindness." - HH The Dalai Lama of Tibet On Apr 17, 2012, at 1:19 AM, Chris Bowditch <bowditch_ch...@hotmail.com> wrote: > On 15/04/2012 19:52, The Web Maestro wrote: >> I just added most of the nav for FOP Development (0.95, 1.0, trunk/ and >> 'dev'): > Hi Clay, >> >> http://xmlgraphics.staging.apache.org/ >> >> As mentioned, there are likely missing things (like java-docs, download.cgi, >> Batik's DEMO, etc.)... It'd be great if folks could take a look... I haven't >> figured out how to add other content, but It Might Just Work(tm) if weupload >> it there via SVN... > > Many thanks for working on this. > >> >> Come to think of it, we should probably move this to >> gene...@xmlgraphics.apache.org <mailto:gene...@xmlgraphics.apache.org>. Or >> is there a better mailing list? I'll refrain from sending to other lists, >> until we figure out where it should go. >> >> Any ideas where this discussion should move, since it entails changes to all >> XML Graphics Project web docs? > > Yes this discussion should move to general@ as it will affect all sub > projects of XML Graphics. > > Thanks, > > Chris > >> >> Kind regards, >> >> Clay Leeds >> -- >> <the.webmaes...@gmail.com <mailto:the.webmaes...@gmail.com>> - >> <http://ourlil.com/> >> My religion is simple. My religion is kindness. >> - HH The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet >> >> >> On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 11:53 PM, The Web Maestro <the.webmaes...@gmail.com >> <mailto:the.webmaes...@gmail.com>> wrote: >> >> I've updated the docs a bit, and gotten much (but not all!) of the >> FOP, Batik & Commons content into the CMS... >> >> We're still missing an adequate navigation system, so I did a >> preliminary job of getting a few links in the sidenav, but it's >> incomplete and ugly as sin. We'll need to build a mechanism to >> hide (collapse?) non-relevant links, but that shouldn't be too hard. >> >> We also need to figure out java-docs, download.cgi, and perhaps >> some other issues... >> >> Without further ado: >> >> http://xmlgraphics.staging.apache.org/ >> >> >> Kind regards, >> >> Clay Leeds >> -- >> <the.webmaes...@gmail.com <mailto:the.webmaes...@gmail.com>> - >> <http://ourlil.com/> >> My religion is simple. My religion is kindness. >> - HH The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet >> >> >> On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 10:03 PM, Clay Leeds >> <the.webmaes...@gmail.com <mailto:the.webmaes...@gmail.com>> wrote: >> >> On Apr 12, 2012, at 6:41 AM, Glenn Adams <gl...@skynav.com >> <mailto:gl...@skynav.com>> wrote: >> > Agreed that removing forrest dependency is desirable. >> However, presumably the current xdocs would need to be >> converted to MD, in which case someone will need to construct >> an XSLT to do so. That begs the question of whether it would >> be necessary (at this time) to convert the source format to >> MD, or if an additional step in the CMS based process could >> merely perform that step automatically. If so, then it should >> not be necessary to change the authoring format at this time. >> It could be done as a separate step later. >> >> I am using Forrest 0.8 w markdown plugin. Conversion could be >> scripted, but that would negate the benefit of the CMS. >> >> > What I don't know yet is what we will lose from the >> conversion to MD in terms of ability to markup our source >> docs. Clearly, MD is not as semantically or syntactically rich >> as an XML based source. But do we lose anything of >> consequence? I don't know yet. >> > >> > One thing we may lose if we don't convert to MD is the >> ability to use CMS in-page editing. So that is a >> consideration. Perhaps that option is sufficient to justify >> other potential negatives in converting. >> > >> > G. >> >> One of my goals, was to see some discussion in the DEVers, >> before I complete the task of converting the docs. The >> MarkDown format is not nearly as semantic as xdoc, but it >> serves a different purpose. >> >> It'll take some time, and I'm still prepared to take it on. >> But I was hoping for some discussion ;-) >> >> >> >