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From Andreas Veithen <andreas.veit...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Vote] Simplifying the Axis2 release process
Date Wed, 21 Jul 2010 08:53:36 GMT
At the same time I will also remove the Google Analytics stuff, for
the same reasons as in Axiom [1].

Andreas

[1] http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=951872

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 10:49, Andreas Veithen
<andreas.veithen@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm also going to simplify the download page(s). In the site that is
> currently online, the 1.4 download page actually refers to 1.5 and the
> pages for 1.2 and 1.3 contains links to mirrors, while the overview
> page correctly identifies the status of these releases as archived.
> Since we are not able to maintain these pages correctly, the best is
> to have a single page with download links for all releases.
>
> Andreas
>
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 15:14, Glen Daniels <glen@thoughtcraft.com> wrote:
>> Huge +1 to this increase in the Sanity Quotient. :)
>>
>> --Glen
>>
>> On 7/17/2010 5:58 PM, Andreas Veithen wrote:
>>> All,
>>>
>>> It looks like one of the major pain points when doing an Axis2 release
>>> is producing and deploying the Maven site. The complexity of this part
>>> of the process stems from the fact that in the (deployed) site we not
>>> only have the documentation for the current release, but also the
>>> pages for previous releases. There are a couple of ant scripts to make
>>> this work, but the stuff is difficult to understand, maintain and use.
>>> I think that the added value of linking to the documentation of
>>> previous releases doesn't justify this complexity, and I would like to
>>> radically simplify this.
>>>
>>> Here is my proposal:
>>>
>>> * Change modules/documentation to make it a simple and straightforward
>>> Maven site, without any links to or inclusion of previous releases.
>>> * When doing a release, we archive the site of the previous release by
>>> moving it to a subfolder.
>>> * Once the new axis.apache.org site developed by Milinda et al is
>>> ready, we can link to the archived Maven sites from there.
>>>
>>> Here is my +1.
>>>
>>> Andreas
>>>
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