Re: [Gimp-developer] WGO Transition Meeting

For reference (thanks Sam!),

This is going to be the new website soon.

This site will soon be replaced by what is on

On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 3:49 PM Pat David <patdavid gmail com> wrote:

We had a meeting today on #gimp-web around what needs to be done to the
new site (SGO) as we transition to replace the old one (WGO).

The consensus was that there are still a few things to iron out, but that
we should be able to announce the new site in time to coincide with our
20th anniversary on November 21.

I am still soliciting any input that anyone would like to add (bonus
points if you actually use bugzilla to ease the tracking and classification
of feedback:

This is not a comprehensive list of things I'm working on for the site.
There are still lingering things that I didn't bother to add to the list
(static image asset social link stuff that's being looked at, including
donations links for instance).

Below is the list of items and notes from the meeting (

SGO Pre-Release meeting


   - Tutorials Index - being rebuilt - only Free/Libre content from now

   - Not internally linking to old (c) tutorials - but keeping URI's


   - Tutorials - add section on contributing new tutorials (how-to),
   along with

   - message template to send to ML specifying license.

   - Acceptable licenses?

   - GFDL

   - CC-(0|BY)-(SA)? (not accepting NC/ND)

   - Free Art (

   - Create a more detailed "how to contribute a tutorial" section.

   - Consider styling the tutorial list better (date/version/etc?)


   - Art

   - Aryeom is making new download page image + 404 error page image +
   Wilber SVG for tiny icon


Styling (CSS)


   - Header

   - Put the Wilber/GIMP link back in header on index page (Header nav)

   - Footer

   - Distribute single column links across three columns in footer

   - There are two styling ideas currently that are similar,

   - Content pages

   - News Items

   - Need to fix some styling to be consistent between the two.


   - Fonts

   - Change <p> fonts from (Open Sans) weight: 300, color: #777

   - Change to: weight: normal (400), color: #666

      Download button on index page: version numbers are too close and dot
too small. Use better font? (same as the Windows download page buttons for

   -       PD: I'll keep the font and style the spacing a bit better to
   be more clear


   - SSL/https

   - Check internal links for HTTPS

   - Support HTTPS, no redirect for HTTP (allow browsing either protocol)

   - testing branch?

   - Yes - same way it is being used right now.

   - Find a possible way to hook against a tag or branch for automating a
   push into master (after verifying testing)

Transition to (check with schumaml to make this happen)

   - keep old content around

   - move to legacy branch (yes)

   - add read-only (yes)


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