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From Marshall Schor <...@schor.com>
Subject Re: Release Mirroring
Date Wed, 19 Dec 2007 19:49:07 GMT
Here is information on the two "styles" of web pages for mirroring:


I would prefer the "custom template" approach - I don't think it's very
hard to do; I've already set something similar up for Eclipse plugin
download mirroring (and got it to work, even ;-) ).

I would require the following steps, I think:

1) generating & uploading the cgi wrapper script (I already did this for
the Eclipse plugin downloads - it's easy).
2) editing our website:
   a) making a new download page that has variables in it that reference
the mirrors properly
   b) making the old download page at the old download page URL "point"
to the new page via a redirect, in case some people are holding onto
refs to that URL
   c) making the rest of our website that used to link the old download
page link the new one

Robert - if you're reading this, please comment if we go "off track" in
this discussion, due to our ignorance (or for other reasons ;-) )

Comments, opinions?


Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
> the IPMC has now brought incubator release distribution in line with
> general apache policy (as marshall [1] reminded me ;-)
> new releases are going to need to use the mirrors (see
> http://www.apache.org/dev/#releases for more details)
> there is a basic choice that each project needs to make: either the
> generic script can be used or a custom template can be created. the
> custom template is more work but can be adjusted to be closer to the
> look of the rest of the UIMA site.
> so, the UIMA community needs to come to a decision about which
> approach it will opt for.
> - robert
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/200712.mbox/%3c4769235B.3010008@schor.com%3e

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