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Re: Integrate archives / logs, permalinks, searching

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_apache.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:39:39 +0000

Julian Foad wrote on 2018-12-07:
> (From my thoughts on svn community development:
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/SVN/What%27s+In+My+Head#What'sInMyHead-Integratearchives/logs,permalinks,searching )

> An important step is to develop a URL "permalink" scheme to refer to our
> various resources. These would be technology-ignorant URLs, all under
> subversion.apache.org, like "/issue/1234".
> A baby step is the '.message-ids.tsv' file in our web site directory,
> holding a mapping from haxx archive URLs used in our web pages to email
> message ids, with (in the commit log message) a script to generate it.

Possible next steps:

  * run this mapping extractor not just on the web site but also on the
    - svn source code
    - mail archives
    - IRC archives
    - issue tracker
    - wiki

  * request a copy of the archive so we can recover if it goes away

  * implement some sort of interface to look up messages in the haxx archive via their message-id

  * implement a URL scheme in our own URL space, map it to one archive (not necessarily this one), and then we're somewhat future-proofed against changing to different archives

- Julian
Received on 2018-12-11 12:39:47 CET

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