Gentoo Archives: www-redesign

From: Michael Curtis Napier <curtis119@×××××.com>
To: www-redesign@××××××××××××.org
Subject: Re: [www-redesign] Current status
Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2005 03:35:33
In Reply to: [www-redesign] Current status by Sven Vermeulen
I'm working on the xsl at the moment. I'm trying to recycle the
existing guide.xsl but much of it will have to be changed to fit the
new layout. I have the main index.xml working if anyone wants to look
at it. The style sheet needs to be tweeked a little though.

Some of the other pages work but the formatting isn't fixed. About, Get
Gentoo and Social Contract(I added this to the jumppad). I'll be
working on this all week and I'll give an update as it comes together.

I have the handbook working a little but it's on a different virtual
server. I'll try to integrate it into the main one by the end of this
week so everyone can look (It's not very nice to look at at the

Aaron, are you planning on making this cascading stylesheet with multi
.css files permanent? I think it would be easier if we consolidate it
into one style sheet. Making a seperate style sheet for things like
"about" and "socialcontract" and "docs" and "news" would make things to
complicated when we could have one single css file that controlled
every page. A seperate one for "print" may be OK though. Thoughts

--- Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o> wrote:

> Okay, it's quite difficult to keep this one alive, but I'll try > anyhow :) > > Aaron, you told me that the design put online at > was quite > different from > what you had in design. Is this still the case? If so, I'll need the > "better" design to be put in CVS. > > We hardly have anything except this front-page design and that's not > much, > although many can be distilled from it. > > As you might notice at > we (I) > still > need some designs for other reference pages. Really, this is > designing. I'm > not good at it. I'd be *very* grateful if people take a stab at it. > > My proposal for the structure used by the Gentoo website is online at >, comments are > appreciated. You might want to take a look at other distributions and > community-driven projects to get an idea on how you'd like the > website to > evolve. > > We might also want to start looking at our XML DTDs, see if we can > improve > the current XML formats, explain why certain tags are obsoleted and > what > tags aren't, etc. This is the first step to the XSLT. > > But mainly, we need those reference pages. Anyone with some knowledge > of > layouting pages - go for it! > > Wkr, > Sven Vermeulen > > -- > Documentation & PR project leader > > The Gentoo Project <<< >>> >
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Subject Author
RE: [www-redesign] Current status Aaron Shi <aaron@××××××××.com>
Re: [www-redesign] Current status Ian Leitch <port001@g.o>