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Re: Stalish downloads still on Tigris

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2010 08:33:21 -0400

On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 7:29 AM, Christian Boos <cboos_at_neuf.fr> wrote:

> As far as I can tell, among the different places listed in
> http://subversion.apache.org/packages.html#windows Tigris.org was the only
> place to provide direct access to the svn-python bindings (e.g.
> svn-python-1.6.6.win32-py2.[56].exe). It's true that 1.6.6 was the latest
> version for which such packages were provided, which means that in practice
> you won't see any Trac or other Python software using those bindings running
> on Windows with anything newer ;-)
> Therefore my question is: if Tigris.org should no longer be considered as
> the official download location for the Windows installers for Subversion
> Python bindings, is there even an alternative?

As Hyrum indicated there has never been an "official" location, and we
are not talking about deleting the archive, just making it more clear
that it is old and there are newer versions available.

If there are things like the Python bindings that people want then the
best thing would be to ask the people that are still actively
providing binaries if they can provide them. I can say from looking
at the tigris logs that the bindings account for a tiny percentage of
the downloads. The overwhelming majority are the standard zip and
installers which you can get more recent versions of elsewhere.

Mark Phippard
Received on 2010-06-25 14:34:02 CEST

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