[web-team] breaking Bldg 9 directions into multiple pages

Heather Stern star at starshine.org
Tue Jun 3 14:39:51 PDT 2003


On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 03:44:56PM -0700, Ian Kluft wrote:
> FYI...
> 
> I started on splitting up the Cisco Bldg 9 directions into smaller files
> based on the direction you're coming from (or bicycle or transit pages.)
> Hopefully that'll be done tonight.  It should make life easier on people
> who print the directions - that's the reason members have requested this
> change.  The files are still a work-in-progress.  But in case some of you
> stumble upon them, their names within /home/httpd/html/directions are
> 
>   cisco-9-intro.shtml           the main page for the directions, info about
>                                 the building itself
>   cisco-9-sitenav.shtml         an include file used by all the Cisco Bldg 9
>                                 directions with a Moz/NS7 compatible navbar
>                                 with links to each section of the directions
>                                 in the correct file

As long as it's lynx-clean, I'm happy...

>   cisco-9-bike.shtml            directions by bicycle
>   cisco-9-drive-east.shtml      driving directions from the east (Milpitas,
>                                 Berryessa, East SJ, East Bay)
>   cisco-9-drive-south.shtml     driving directions from the south (downtown,
>                                 south SJ, south county) 
>   cisco-9-drive-sw.shtml        driving directions from the southwest
>                                 (Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Campbell,
>                                 Saratoga, Los Gatos, Santa Cruz)
>   cisco-9-drive-west.shtml      driving directions from the west (Mtn View,
>                                 peninsula, SF)
>   cisco-9-transit.shtml         directions by public transit
> 
> When this is done, I'll turn /home/httpd/html/directions/cisco-9.shtml (which
> will remain intact until its replacements are ready) into a redirect page
> pointing at cisco-9-intro.shtml.  So there won't need to be immediate changes
> to other links on the site.  Let's leave a redirect there permanently so we
> won't break people's bookmarks.

Sounds good.  I agree, the redirect should stay for good, since SVLUG is
so commonly pointed into it's hard to say how many sites have "building
9" pointed at directly that way.

We don't need to give anyone directions from the airport, do we?

  . | .   Heather Stern
--->*<--- Starshine Technical Services
  ' | `   SVLUG Web Content Coordinator




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