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From larry mccay <lmc...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Project Website Template
Date Sat, 07 Nov 2015 23:12:54 GMT
+1 - this would be a great resource for bootstrapping a new project!

On Sat, Nov 7, 2015 at 5:35 PM, Julian Hyde <jhyde@apache.org> wrote:

> +1
>
> I had the same thought when I built Calcite’s site based on jekyll
> (actually cloned from Orc’s site). Thanks for making this template — I’m
> sure it will be helpful to new projects.
>
> We should make it clear that it is optional, of course. But when Calcite
> entered the incubator there were entirely too many choices (and
> opportunities to make mistakes). The whole svnpubsub vs cms question, for
> instance, delayed our web site by about 6 months because we weren’t sure
> whether we could backtrack once we had made a decision. So I think it would
> be useful if there were some default choices to get incubator projects off
> and running quickly.
>
> I also think it would be useful to provide a template for maven/java based
> projects. There would be a pom.xml, module/pom.xml and
> module/org/apache/foo/Foo.java, and just enough content in the pom.xml to
> be able to make a release by typing “mvn release:prepare … mvn
> release:perform”. If anyone is interested I’ll do it.
>
> Luciano, Did you have a place in mind to put your template site? I think
> it would need to be in an apache project, not in github, so that any
> podling can import it without worrying about IP contamination.
>
> Julian
>
>
>
> > On Nov 7, 2015, at 1:21 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Easy is good
> >
> >
> > The Jekyll work flow has worked well in the project I have mentored.
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> >> On Nov 7, 2015, at 10:04, Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> I have just spent a day or so building a new podling website based on
> >> Jekyll and I tried to model it as a template, where a new
> project/podling
> >> can easily modify _data/project.yml and configure it's name, dev list,
> user
> >> list, jira, source repository, etc.
> >>
> >> I was wondering if this would be good as a "template" where new projects
> >> that come on board could easily fork to start their website and just
> change
> >> the styles and contents of main page, and voila, the site would be
> ready,
> >> with all the required trademarks and other apache requirements, etc
> >>
> >> Thoughts ?
> >>
> >> --
> >> Luciano Resende
> >> http://people.apache.org/~lresende
> >> http://twitter.com/lresende1975
> >> http://lresende.blogspot.com/
> >
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