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From Sanka Samaranayake <>
Subject Re: [Vote] Simplifying the Axis2 release process
Date Sun, 18 Jul 2010 14:11:39 GMT


On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 11:58 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 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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