[Grok-dev] towards a new grok.zope.org (volunteering YOU)

Sebastian Ware sebastian at urbantalk.se
Thu May 17 11:51:34 EDT 2007

17 maj 2007 kl. 08.45 skrev Darryl Cousins:

> Hi,
> On Thu, 2007-05-17 at 08:12 +0200, Sebastian Ware wrote:
>> 16 maj 2007 kl. 23.48 skrev Martijn Faassen:
>>> Hi there,
> <snip />
>>> * Darryl, you're familiar with the website generation scripts. Once
>>> the layout starts shaping up and we have new restructured text
>>> files, can you make sure they are checked into SVN properly in the
>>> right structure, and then update the scripts with the new layout?
>> Do I need to make any special considerations? Is there any CMS-
>> functionality involved?
> The current site is generated on the command-line using zope
> pagetemplates for the look'n'feel and the content is re-structured  
> text
> (docutils) - I confess a deep affinity to rest ;-)

No problem. I am doing the design as Page Templates so this suits me  
well. :)

> In the recent past I've simply checked out the rest files,  
> generated the
> html and checked them in.

Does this support searching?

> I reckon I could handle any kind of html/css/javascript layout you  
> care
> throw at me.

How about some AJAX... ;)

> [aside]
> I'm tidying up a zope3/grok cms this week for several sites for  
> clients.
> Pages offer a choice of rest, plain text or html (TTW editing with
> tiny_mce). It includes basic text search, images and files, sitemap  
> and
> an enquiry form (zope.sendmail and a bit of ajax). I'd be happy for  
> this
> code to be used but I have bypassed the skin/layer discussion by using
> deliverance, paste and apache rewrite rules so it may not be  
> suitable to
> the grok www server. It also has an additional 'manager' layer that I
> use to add/import sites which also may not 'fit', though it is  
> handy for
> me because I can maintain content also on subversion (import/export
> reads and writes to the filesystem). That said it `could` work, the
> buildout is mostly eggs but with a bit of svn:externals where I  
> haven't
> been sure the eggs are there (z3c packages for example).

Off topic... have you tried Nginx as an alternative to Apache?

Regards Sebastian

> Hope that helps,
> Darryl
>>> * Darryl should then be able to publish the new website in a final
>>> test version (somewhere else than on grok.zope.org). Once everybody
>>> is happy enough, we'll publish it in the real location.
>>> Others: lots of others have been participating in the discussion.
>>> Please don't feel excluded because I didn't name you here. Instead
>>> jump in on the task you like most and let's push the website  
>>> forward!
>>> Regards,
>>> Martijn
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