2018 Site Redesign Proposal

Mark Evenson evenson at panix.com
Sun Apr 1 07:38:18 UTC 2018

> On Apr 1, 2018, at 01:08, Cheryl Yang <lisp at cheryllium.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone, long time no talk! 
> I hope everyone has been well. I've had... a hectic time of it but I'm settling down finally. 
> I should apologize for how MIA and hard-to-reach I have been. 
> Hopefully now that things are more stable in my personal life, I can give more time to CL and other projects.
> As a start, I've written a basic design update for Common-Lisp.net. You can view and comment on the code for it here: https://gitlab.common-lisp.net/clo/site/merge_requests/1
> This features actual mobile responsiveness (yes, the last design had an embarrassing mistake, I know!) and removes the mtime dependency that was preventing us from upgrading Ruby on CLnet's servers. I think we're still on a very old Ruby version, hopefully this will allow us to upgrade it, or at least remove one more barrier.
> Please take your time to review it at your leisure; I know I'm sort of surprising everyone with this.
> I've attached a few screenshots so you can see what it looks like at a glance. 
> Thank you, 
> - C. Yang

I thought the plan was to port the current site over to a non-Ruby version in https://gitlab.common-lisp.net/clo/cl-site and then change that one? 

It would be considerably easier for the operators to get rid of the Ruby dependency.

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