[Mesa-dev] New Mesa3D.org website proposal

Brian Paul brianp at vmware.com
Wed May 13 12:43:00 UTC 2020

On 05/13/2020 03:13 AM, Erik Faye-Lund wrote:
> On Tue, 2020-05-12 at 12:17 +0200, Erik Faye-Lund wrote:
>> On Thu, 2020-05-07 at 11:03 -0600, Brian Paul wrote:
>>> 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?
>>> Yes...
>> Cool! We've now set up a repo here:
>> https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgitlab.freedesktop.org%2Fmesa%2Fmesa3d.org&data=02%7C01%7Cbrianp%40vmware.com%7Cb8ff6d838d46414812f208d7f71df219%7Cb39138ca3cee4b4aa4d6cd83d9dd62f0%7C0%7C0%7C637249580306260765&sdata=CLd07g8WPm7mbsa3033pnhycK25xPD5%2Bi00V0MJ6TIY%3D&reserved=0
>> I pushed the bare minimum (ish) there so far, and sent a MR for the
>> importing of the news and article-redirects. This is now being served
>> here:
>> https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmesa.pages.freedesktop.org%2Fmesa3d.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cbrianp%40vmware.com%7Cb8ff6d838d46414812f208d7f71df219%7Cb39138ca3cee4b4aa4d6cd83d9dd62f0%7C0%7C0%7C637249580306260765&sdata=GmaivI1wH4HR6osRoP%2FINlJm%2FgZ6tgb8HsE1ElVhZNE%3D&reserved=0
> A few updates:
> 1. You can now preview the repo with the pending MRs merged here, if
> you're interested:
> https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fkusma.pages.freedesktop.org%2Fmesa3d.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cbrianp%40vmware.com%7Cb8ff6d838d46414812f208d7f71df219%7Cb39138ca3cee4b4aa4d6cd83d9dd62f0%7C0%7C0%7C637249580306260765&sdata=U7cC71x9ql%2FCNXpdNxO2%2But3NAVzDo6S91%2BmevJjMsc%3D&reserved=0
> 2. Some people have been asking me why the website is set up as a
> separate repo rather than a subdirectory inside the main mesa repo.
> The quick answer to that is that it seemed more logical that way to me.
> The website isn't really tied to the mesa release-schedule, apart from
> linking to new releases. It's really its own thing. We might for
> instance want to post updates when other projects in the mesa-group
> cuts a release. So this seems to give us some more freedom.
> If someone has good arguments against this, I'm open to changing it.
> But this seems like the best option to me.

I'd really like to keep the Mesa content as part of the main Mesa repo. 
I didn't realize you did that.  The website is part of the project and 
it's more convenient to have it all in one place.


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