[Mesa-dev] New Mesa3D.org website proposal

Brian Paul brianp at vmware.com
Thu May 7 17:03:55 UTC 2020

On 05/07/2020 04:33 AM, Erik Faye-Lund wrote:
> Hey Brian
> TLDR; are you OK with me moving forward with the rework of mesa3d.org?


(BTW, sorry about the URL mangling below)

> 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://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgitlab.freedesktop.org%2Fmesa%2Fmesa%2F-%2Fmerge_requests%2F4630&data=02%7C01%7Cbrianp%40vmware.com%7C6998774738b349bcb79108d7f2720ca6%7Cb39138ca3cee4b4aa4d6cd83d9dd62f0%7C0%7C0%7C637244443970864799&sdata=1Z%2B3KKoVjNLHRvIf2VbK7KHSM4kh10fZQ1zdfPsguA0%3D&reserved=0
> 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://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgitlab.freedesktop.org%2Fkusma%2Fkusma.pages.freedesktop.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cbrianp%40vmware.com%7C6998774738b349bcb79108d7f2720ca6%7Cb39138ca3cee4b4aa4d6cd83d9dd62f0%7C0%7C0%7C637244443970864799&sdata=ttMgZuWT%2Bgg19H9qx1XmUQgl%2FO%2FlFF3vZuGkKxQGC9g%3D&reserved=0
> This builds on CI and currently gets served here:
> https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fkusma.pages.freedesktop.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cbrianp%40vmware.com%7C6998774738b349bcb79108d7f2720ca6%7Cb39138ca3cee4b4aa4d6cd83d9dd62f0%7C0%7C0%7C637244443970864799&sdata=258fUaF1DrIioGS1VTROkJznMNjI3xhxmbdl9RWyJZU%3D&reserved=0

It seems like only the front page is served at the moment.  Is it 
possible to get a look at the rest?  The front page looks nice.

> 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://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgitlab.freedesktop.org%2Fkusma%2Fmesa%2F-%2Ftree%2Fdocs-convert-news-hugo&data=02%7C01%7Cbrianp%40vmware.com%7C6998774738b349bcb79108d7f2720ca6%7Cb39138ca3cee4b4aa4d6cd83d9dd62f0%7C0%7C0%7C637244443970864799&sdata=rmXuKgyMFAZqJD4ij%2F8mR1EvA4HvFYwnR5Gd%2BCdgJFM%3D&reserved=0
> 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.

Please remove me as the webmaster.  I still occasionally get emails from 
that.  Let readers know how to submit changes/edits.

> 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.

Yeah, go ahead.  Sorry for not monitoring this work.  I basically have 
zero time for Mesa nowadays.


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