This new repository aims at solving two things:
- the unchecked growth of the repository (already over 9000 MiB!)
- the ease of editing contents
First point is the main reason for a new repository: so we can use
git lfs (Large File Storage) to keep PDF files and other large assets
out of the Git repository to keep it lean.
Second point is solved with using
nanoc, a simple site generator from
As we use
git-lfs we also enable users to edit directly
from the Web editor in a Gitlab, while retaining the capacity to
automagically deploy the static site to its original location at
Truth is, the latter point is not yet ready, so the new URL is https://3ts.gitlab.io/ that integrates well with the Git process: simply push to the master branch, and you’re set. Working with
git-lfs on our original deployment requires some additional work which is not yet in the pipeline.
For now I kept the repository visible only by authenticated Gitlab users to avoid having Copyright bots scanning our contents and threatening to remove, e.g., the contents of the
If you’d like to participate in the edition of the site, you’re welcome to discuss it here or request invitation to the 3TS group on Gitlab.