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

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2011 10:15:02 -0500

On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 9:37 AM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> On 09/07/2011 10:22 AM, sebb wrote:
>> Samples available from:
>>
>> http://people.apache.org/~sebb/subversion/
>>
>> I added some dummy files to show what it would look like.
>
> I can see the utility of some sort of header bit that says, essentially:
>
>   This is a mirror of the Apache Subversion distribution collection.  For
>   more information about the files you see here, including:
>
>     * how to download them from another mirror server which might be
>       geographically nearer to you,
>     * how to verify their integrity,
>     * how to build the Apache Subversion software they contain, and
>     * how to locate older versions thereof,
>
>   please see http://subversion.apache.org/download/.
>
> But the rest of what you have in your example is information duplicated from
> the above URL (and makes for a pretty noisy page overall).  All we need to
> do is give folks the minimal amount of information required to help them
> find the rest of the information they might seek.

I just added text similar to this to w.a.o/dist/subversion. It may
take a while to sync live (and folks should feel free to edit it).

I hope all the bikeshedding hasn't scared anybody off; I think the
original suggestion to have something a bit more complete is a valid
one.

-Hyrum

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