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Re: A website for subversion.apache.org

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 12:04:16 -0500

Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>> First, we need to decide if we want a hierarchical URL space or a flat
>> one; if we want self-describing document basenames or if we don't care.
>> It's the difference between /svn_1.6_releasenotes.html and
>> /releases/notes/1.6.html (or maybe /release-notes/1.6.html), if you
>> need a practical example.
>
> This is important, but ultimately a bikeshed, I think. Are there any
> practical differences between a hierarchical space or a flat one?

Perhaps not. I mean, as presented in the larger scope of a website and as
accessed only via links from elsewhere, definitely not. I guess I was
thinking primarily about how in general order is to be valued over chaos,
and throwing 100 HTML files of multi-various purpose and target audience
doesn't strike me as orderly.

> I'm not trying to rush the process at all, I'd just like to get it done
> and realize that I'm not an authority (or even that proficient) at
> website design and organization.

Fair 'nuff.

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
CollabNet   <>   www.collab.net   <>   Distributed Development On Demand

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