Varnish project autumn cleaning

Federico Schwindt fgsch at
Tue Oct 27 21:19:11 CET 2015

fwiw, my current favourite static generator is hugo,
It's written in go but nobody is perfect.

On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 6:35 PM, Per Buer <perbu at>

> On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 6:57 PM, Geoff Simmons <geoff at> wrote:
>> Two important resources presently on v-c.o are the VMOD and Utilities
>> directories. Any thoughts on what happens to them?
> I've been thinking quite a bit about this. Basically we could maintain
> some sort of flat file structure and whenever we run "make" it will build
> the corresponding pages. So people will be able to add their own VMODs and
> then do a pull request to have it show up on the site.
> There are high quality "website building tools" out there that will allow
> us to keep full control over the markup while still making it possible to
> have the simplicity of something like RST (or markdown or whatever) for the
> main content.
> I've been looking at - and it looks rather nice.
> More alternatives are available at and a few
> other directories.
> As I understand the way that they work now, they depend a lot on
>> having a CMS, and there are good reasons for that. Users with an
>> account can post up their own descriptions and updates about their
>> stuff, without requiring an editor or editors to do it all the time.
>> The front-end controls for picking a technical category, maturity of
>> the development, supported Varnish version, and also for the author to
>> edit/delete the entry -- would any of that be possible with a site
>> generated from the repo?
> If they are willing to do a pull request it should be fine. But some
> maintenance  on the listings will have to be done. I don't think this will
> be that much of a burden as long as the effort doesn't involve editing some
> shitty HTML table.
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