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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Redirects for attic project download directories
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:37:12 GMT
On 20 February 2018 at 09:21, Henk P. Penning <penning@uu.nl> wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Feb 2018, sebb wrote:
>
>> Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:35:40 +0100
>> From: sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>
>> To: general@attic.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Redirects for attic project download directories
>
>
>> On 18 February 2018 at 16:10, Henk P. Penning <penning@uu.nl> wrote:
>
>
>>>   On retirement we remove GHOSTS from committee-info.txt and
>>>   navigation [http://www.apache.org/#projects-list], etc.
>>>   In short, we have pointers to GHOSTs, but not among the living ;
>>>   and that should also be the case for /dist/ (and the mirrors).
>>
>>
>> But we keep ghost.apache.org.
>
>
>   We would map it into attic-space if we could do it elegantly.

This still preserves the URL as far as the public are concerned.
Which is my point: we preserve ghost.a.o, and at present we preserve
www.a.o/dist/ghost as a redirect.
I think that is worth keeping.

IMO we should not drop the redirect just to 'tidy up'.


>   Fixing website GHOST.apache.org is a hassle.
>   It would be nice if we could present it "as is",
>   prefixed with the necessary "RETIRED" head.

That's a subject for a separate thread.

>   Perhaps with something like :
>
>     https://mirror-vm.apache.org/frames.html
>
>   At the moment this doesn't work too good ;
>
>   -- browers don't like http urls on https page
>   -- sites don't like to be included in <FRAME>'s
>
>   But maybe this can fixed without touching the
>   /content/ of GHOST.a.o ; with config fixes only.
>
>
>   Groeten,
>
>   HPP
>
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