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From Eran Chinthaka <chinth...@opensource.lk>
Subject Re: [Axis2] Why do we have multiple versions of docs in xdocs
Date Tue, 21 Mar 2006 17:32:04 GMT
I hope we can apply our "builder extensions" theory here, but 
unfortunately for the same person :-D  

(for those who doesn't know what this builder extensions theory is, 
please search for the mails of Axis2 during its start up days)

-- Chinthaka

Ajith Ranabahu wrote:
> Hi all,
> Ok I'm also +1 to the compromise but I have a small issue to be clarified.
> Once a release is out we do a SVN tag (and I've been told that tags
> automatically become branches, of which I'm not really sure about - If
>  not lets say we always start a branch after a tag which seems to be
> the right thing to do if there are continuous changes). The idea of
> the tag is a convenient way of retrieving the relevant version later.
> However if we do the updates on the main tree and not commit the same
> changes to the branches , the source retrieved from that branch will
> be inconsistent!
> I remember a cool feature is VSS (ok - I used to work with MSFT
> software sometime earlier  :)) where a source file could be shared in
> two locations (more like a symlink thing). If we do have something
> like that in SVN that'd solve our problem
>
> Ajith
>
> On 3/21/06, robert lazarski <robertlazarski@gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>>  "Damn, I was going to enjoy giving boxing gloves to see open source
>>  developers fight about documentation!!!!!!!!!!!"
>>
>>  Or a soccer ball, since the world cup is approaching. ;-)  +1 to a good
>> compromise.
>>
>>  Robert
>>  http://www.braziloutsource.com/
>>
>>
>> On 3/21/06, Sanjiva Weerawarana < sanjiva@opensource.lk> wrote:
>>     
>>> Cool :) +1.
>>>
>>> Damn, I was going to enjoy giving boxing gloves to see open source
>>> developers fight about documentation!!!!!!!!!!!
>>>
>>> Sanjiva.
>>>
>>> On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 16:25 +0600, Eran Chinthaka wrote:
>>>       
>>>> Ok, time to compromise  ;-)
>>>>
>>>> Lets maintain two versions of the documents inside the xdocs. One with
>>>> the *released* version of docs and the other with *latest *version of
>>>> the docs.
>>>>
>>>> And lets have all the versions of the documents in the site. *BUT, *we
>>>> will update only the documents of the last release. So the older
>>>> documents will be sort of archived, but the links will never change.
>>>>
>>>> Can we all agree to this ?
>>>>
>>>> This is my +1.
>>>>
>>>> -- Chinthaka
>>>>         
>>>       
>>     
>
>
> --
> Ajith Ranabahu
>
>   


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