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Re: subversion.org web site needs a front page - any volunteers?

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2010 14:33:51 +0100

On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 01:23:29PM +0000, Julian Foad wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-11-30, Mark Phippard wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 8:12 AM, Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> > > I think subversion.org needs a front page with some basic "Point you to
> > > where you need to go" links. I just tried browsing and found:
> > >
> > > * subversion.org and www.subversion.org redirect to svncorp.org.
> > > That's probably not what most people are looking for.
> >
> > I thought this was all intentional and discussed before (when we moved
> > to ASF)? Once the dissolution of the corp is clearly in our rearview
> > mirror we can just direct to our normal home page, which is what makes
> > the most sense in the long term. I would be -1 on creating any new
> > web pages and personally I would be +1 on just putting the redirect to
> > our Apache home in place now. I do not think it is liklely that there
> > are many people looking for svncorp.
>
> I would also be +1 with just making the whole domain redirect to
> subversion.a.o.

+1

> Or, if anyone feels it's worth it, something just a bit
> more sophisticated that also redirects "buildbot.subversion.org" to the
> appropriate s.a.o buildbot page.

It should redirect to subversion.apache.org/buildbot, which in turn
will redirect to the appropriate waterfall view page (the link for which
is volatile as it changes when buildbots get added/removed/renamed).

Stefan
Received on 2010-11-30 14:34:28 CET

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