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Re: README in our dist mirrors

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 22:24:22 +0300

The file is chmod'd g+w, feel free to patch it.

Hyrum K Wright wrote on Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 14:16:18 -0500:
> True, but if somebody lands in
> http://archive.apache.org/dist/subversion/, they will see all the
> tarballs, and might naturally look for a README. Having found it,
> they would read the following text and be completely befuddled ("are
> you telling me I can't download a release from here? It's the
> archive!")
>
> Anyway, it's really just a bikeshed, but those were my initial
> impressions of what users may encounter.
>
> -Hyrum
>
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> > /download/ and /packages are the canonical location for "Where do
> > I download 1.6.x from?", so they ought to link to the archive.
> >
> > Hyrum K Wright wrote on Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 14:05:59 -0500:
> >> Good idea.  However, this file will be mirrored to the archive, and
> >> read there isn't technically correct, since the 1.6.x releases are
> >> hosted on archive.apache.org.
> >>
> >> -Hyrum
> >>
> >> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 11:11 AM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> >> > I've added the following README to our dist/ directory on
> >> > people.apache.org:
> >> >
> >> > [[[
> >> > For stable releases visit <http://subversion.apache.org/download/>
> >> > or <http://subversion.apache.org/packages>.
> >> > ]]]
> >> >
> >> > This is since currently only 1.7.0-alpha2 (but no 1.6.x or 1.5.x) is on
> >> > the Apache mirrors.
> >> >
> >
Received on 2011-06-24 21:26:58 CEST

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