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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [NOTICE] Migrating to the new Incubator Website Wednesday night
Date Sun, 16 Jul 2017 21:32:26 GMT
On 16 July 2017 at 21:22, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:
> Sebb,
>
> I have no particular issue with including the file, and I'm not sure why
> you think I or anyone else would.  This is not the canonical path for
> podlings.xml though, and may be out of date.  My recommendation is to do a
> 302 to the right location, so that consumers are always getting the latest
> but I know not all tools can follow 302's.  If there are tools out there
> that need it, and you want to make those tools get it from this location, I
> have no issue with you committing your proposed change to the website
> repo.  I would recommend that we also include the .dtd and .xsl files as
> well.

A redirect (or 3) may be sufficient.
What definitely needs to be avoided is a 404.

> John
>
> On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 8:02 AM sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 16 July 2017 at 11:47, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:
>> > Each of those services should be reading the file from SVN locations,
>> e.g.
>> >
>> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/public/trunk/content/podlings.xml
>>
>> Perhaps they should, but the fact is that the URL
>>
>> http://incubator.apache.org/podlings.xml
>>
>> used to work. And I'm fairly sure it used to be advertised somewhere.
>>
>> It's trivial to fix, so why not fix it?
>>
>> > You can see it being done correctly in whimsy here:
>> >
>> https://github.com/apache/whimsy/blob/ed8acc34dff71ef811b2e11312866c2d1f971b67/www/incubator/moderators.cgi
>> > (though
>> > the link in the README is wrong)
>> >
>> > John
>> >
>> > On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 4:49 AM sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> The podlings.xml file used to be available from
>> >>
>> >> http://incubator.apache.org/podlings.xml
>> >>
>> >> Also the related .dtd and .xsl were there.
>> >>
>> >> These URLs need to be restored as 3rd parties (such as Whimsy) use them.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On 13 July 2017 at 02:50, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:
>> >> > All,
>> >> >
>> >> > The website has been migrated.  Apologies for any spam on the cvs list
>> >> > while we were committing things.
>> >> >
>> >> > Please feel free to review the website guide for how to use the new
>> >> website
>> >> > - https://incubator.apache.org/guides/website.html .
>> >> >
>> >> > I'll begin content editing within a few days.
>> >> >
>> >> > John
>> >> >
>> >> > On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 12:51 PM John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org
>> >
>> >> > wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >> All,
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Just as a heads up we will be migrating to the new Incubator website
>> >> >> Wednesday night, 9pm Eastern.  I expect during this time some links
>> may
>> >> >> break and other stuff not work quite right.  Please be patient
and
>> shout
>> >> >> out when you see something.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> John
>> >> >>
>> >>
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