Plone.org maintenance#

I am planning to do some work on the plone.org server and website by the end of the year.

Including:

Plans#

Upgrade to the latest 4.2.x series

Switch from xdv to plone.app.theming

  • Reduce the number of NGINXes running on the server by 1 (we currently have an nginx doing the xdv transform)
  • Repackage the current plone.org theme as plonetheme.ploneorg

Clean up the server

  • Separate vendor package configs from buildout generated configs
  • Remove archived files

Prune tickets on dev.plone.org

I’ve done some of this work already, earlier this year:

Pitch#

To ensure it gets done by the end of the year, I would like to add this project to my calendar as paid work. So if you are able to help out by donating some portion of the goal, I would appreciate it. Please use the chip-in below to contribute to this effort.