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Re: Stalish downloads still on Tigris

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2010 14:06:57 +0100

On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 1:33 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

This does bring up an important point, though. I wonder if we, as a
community, understand what all the needs or the user community are, in
terms of various binaries and such. Having a list somewhere of
"people would like X, please contribute it if you can" may prove
useful in connecting potential producers with consumers of binary

Received on 2010-06-25 15:07:38 CEST

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