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Re: Download site could do with pointers to other releases and link to KEYS file

From: sebb <sebbaz_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2011 14:58:51 +0100

On 7 September 2011 14:31, Hyrum K Wright <hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 8:23 AM, sebb <sebbaz_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 7 September 2011 14:13, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
>>> I think a HEADER.html that links to our download page (that already
>>> has all that information) would be fine?
>> That's not nearly as convenient as having the information on the same
>> page (though a link to the download page would be useful).
>> Also the headers/footers are mirrored worldwide; download page has
>> only 2 mirrors.
> I guess I may not fully understand the problem you are trying to
> solve.  As a project, we universally direct people to
> subversion.apache.org/download/ as the place to get our source
> packages.  Rarely do we expect people to go directly to w.a.o/dist/,
> and if they do, we should expect that they at least have some idea
> what they are doing.
> Having some kind of documentation to inform the wayward souls who
> stray to w.a.o/dist/ rather than s.a.o/download/ would be nice, but it
> shouldn't duplicate the content of s.a.o/download/.  I think we'd all
> rather maintain one set of docs and just redirect people there (with
> the added bonus that it get more folks to use the mirror network).

It's the mirror network where it would be useful to have the header and footer.

>> It's easy enough to modify one of the existing header/footer files for
>> use with Subversion.
> That should be fine.
> -Hyrum
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Received on 2011-09-07 15:59:22 CEST

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