[LV2] Feedback request: new LV2 website

Spencer Jackson ssjackson71 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 12:25:06 PST 2014

Sorry for the double message, but I also found this:
It will take me a while to figure out how to use it, but I'll try.

On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 12:51 PM, Spencer Jackson <ssjackson71 at gmail.com>

> Fair enough...
> >Slideshow might be doable by jumping through some hoops, but I don't
> >know... pages in Markdown, probably not.  Oh well, pros 'n cons...
> I know little of markdown or html beyond basic use, but does your markdown
> engine support inline html/js/css? I used a css slideshow for the infamous
> plugins site. I imagine something suitable could be whipped up to put all
> the images in some directory to be put into a slider. Along the lines of
> http://www.justinwhall.com/directory-jquery-slider/  maybe?
> _Spencer
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 12:35 PM, David Robillard <d at drobilla.net> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2014-11-24 at 10:56 -0700, Spencer Jackson wrote:
>> > My $.02:
>> >
>> > The site flow is much nicer from a developer perspective. With the old
>> site
>> > it took me a few months before I really had figured out where the stuff
>> I
>> > need is (and I never even knew about the example plugins until after I'd
>> > released 2 plugins). The new way leads a curious potential developer to
>> the
>> > right places naturally I think. Overall it's a nice and clean look.
>> Good to hear.  I'm trying to make the reference documentation better in
>> the same respect (e.g. single doxygen page for each extension API,
>> linked to straight from the index).
>> > Screenshots are an excellent idea. Almost required nowadays to attract
>> > attention. Probably for fairness the best idea is to have a slideshow
>> type
>> > of thing on the front page so we can display many different hosts and
>> > plugins. If there were an easy way to "submit a new LV2 screenshot" then
>> > devs of the respective projects and even users could load up a good
>> variety
>> > of images of plugins in action. I know I'd upload my plugin images just
>> for
>> > the exposure. I haven't a clue how to implement a submit button to
>> upload
>> > images to a site folder though. I don't like adding images to git
>> > personally, but it could just be done that way.
>> Nice idea, but the static/git-backed thing is too nice.  Doing a bunch
>> of work to implement/run some dynamic screenshot submission thing on the
>> server (and gaping security hole, no doubt), which is entirely different
>> from how the site works, and people might not actually use anyway, seems
>> like a bad use of time when a patch/pull request/simple email can do the
>> same job, particularly since they'd need to be curated anyway.
>> Slideshow might be doable by jumping through some hoops, but I don't
>> know... pages in Markdown, probably not.  Oh well, pros 'n cons...
>> --
>> dr
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