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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 15:22:43 +0100

On 7 September 2011 14:58, sebb <sebbaz_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Samples available from:

http://people.apache.org/~sebb/subversion/

I added some dummy files to show what it would look like.

>>
>> -Hyrum
>>
>>
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>>
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>
Received on 2011-09-07 16:23:13 CEST

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