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Re: Download site could do with pointers to other releases and link to KEYS file

From: sebb <sebbaz_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2011 02:19:17 +0100

On 7 September 2011 16:15, Hyrum K Wright <hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 9:37 AM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
>> On 09/07/2011 10:22 AM, sebb wrote:
>>> Samples available from:
>>>
>>> http://people.apache.org/~sebb/subversion/
>>>
>>> I added some dummy files to show what it would look like.
>>
>> I can see the utility of some sort of header bit that says, essentially:
>>
>>   This is a mirror of the Apache Subversion distribution collection.  For
>>   more information about the files you see here, including:
>>
>>     * how to download them from another mirror server which might be
>>       geographically nearer to you,
>>     * how to verify their integrity,
>>     * how to build the Apache Subversion software they contain, and
>>     * how to locate older versions thereof,
>>
>>   please see http://subversion.apache.org/download/.
>>
>> But the rest of what you have in your example is information duplicated from
>> the above URL (and makes for a pretty noisy page overall).  All we need to
>> do is give folks the minimal amount of information required to help them
>> find the rest of the information they might seek.
>
> I just added text similar to this to w.a.o/dist/subversion.  It may
> take a while to sync live (and folks should feel free to edit it).
>
> I hope all the bikeshedding hasn't scared anybody off; I think the
> original suggestion to have something a bit more complete is a valid
> one.

The header definitely helps, but for people that know how to check
sigs, it would be helpful to have a link to the keys file in
HEADER.html.

> -Hyrum
>
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Received on 2011-09-11 03:19:50 CEST

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