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Re: How to make the Windows binaries easier to find on svn's main page

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-10-23 00:12:35 CEST

On 10/21/07, Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com> wrote:
> "Hyrum K. Wright" <hyrum_wright@mail.utexas.edu> writes:
> > Which raises another question: why do we ship www/ with release
> > tarballs? If we cleanup after we branch, the copy of www/ that ships
> > will be significantly different than the one that's live. And we
> > rarely, if ever, backport changes to www/ www/ adds significant size to
> > the source distribution (~15%), but I've never known anybody to actually
> > use it.
>
> We probably wouldn't hear of anyone using it, even if they were using
> it, but no matter: +1 on booting it out of the released tarball.
> Better to have people forced to go to the up-to-date live web site.

+1. Subversion 1.4.5 ships with a www/index.html claiming that 1.3.1
is the latest release. This is just a joke.

--dave

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David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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