[Mesa-dev] New Mesa3D.org website proposal
erik.faye-lund at collabora.com
Thu May 7 14:07:00 UTC 2020
On Thu, 2020-05-07 at 09:05 -0500, Jason Ekstrand wrote:
> Looks shiny but....
> We need to be very careful here. One of the big no-nos with Khronos
> trademark rules is using logos for things where implementations
> conformant. Mesa has been living in a mirky in-between land for a
> while and everything has been mostly fine. We've been very careful
> *not* say that Mesa is an implementation of any Khronos APIs.
> Instead, we say that Mesa is an open-source software project that
> contains implementations and that some of those implementations are
> conformant. That page full of logos makes me concerned that we're
> going to risk getting into trouble. Khronos marketing cares A LOT
> about logos.
As I wrote in the e-mail, I've already clarified the logo-usage with
Khronos. They are happy with it as-is.
> On Thu, May 7, 2020 at 5:33 AM Erik Faye-Lund
> <erik.faye-lund at collabora.com> wrote:
> > Hey Brian
> > TLDR; are you OK with me moving forward with the rework of
> > mesa3d.org?
> > As you hopefully are aware of, I've been working on a new website
> > for
> > mesa3d.org, split into a "marketing"-frontpage and a documentation
> > page.
> > You can read more about the structure and details here if you
> > haven't
> > already:
> > https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/mesa/mesa/-/merge_requests/4630
> > That MR only deals with the marketing website, so I think it's time
> > to
> > talk more about the main website. What I currently have is located
> > here:
> > https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/kusma/kusma.pages.freedesktop.org/
> > This builds on CI and currently gets served here:
> > https://kusma.pages.freedesktop.org/
> > Since last time I published any details about this, I've:
> > 1. Switched the static-site-generator from Jekyll to Hugo. This
> > lead to
> > a build-time decrease from about two minutes to about 200ms on my
> > machine. This makes iteration times a lot more bearable.
> > 2. Back-paddled on moving some pages. I think we can hold off on
> > moving
> > pages to the website until the initial work lands.
> > 3. Gotten approval from the Khronos marketing team about the usage
> > of
> > their logos / trademarks. They had some minor requests for changes,
> > which has been taken into account.
> > The news articles and redirects for URL compatibility is converted
> > from
> > a branch in my Mesa fork, here:
> > https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/kusma/mesa/-/tree/docs-convert-news-hugo
> > So, after a long introduction (sorry if a lot of this is stuff you
> > already know), what I really want is for you Brian, as the project
> > originator and listed webmaster, to say how you feel about all of
> > this.
> > If you're happy to move forward with this, I will start the
> > technical
> > discussions with the FDO admins and other people who might need to
> > be
> > involved in setting this up for production.
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