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From "Carsten Ziegeler" <cziege...@s-und-n.de>
Subject RE: Cleaning up dist directory
Date Fri, 30 Nov 2001 09:43:24 GMT
I created an old directory and moved the old versions into it.

Carsten

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Turner [mailto:jeff@socialchange.net.au]
> Sent: Friday, November 30, 2001 12:10 AM
> To: cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Cleaning up dist directory
> 
> 
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 06:33:23PM +0100, Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> > Hi Team,
> > 
> > I think we should either delete or move the old distributions 
> (b1, rc1, rc2
> > etc).
> > We really don't want someone to download them. So I'm +1 on 
> deleting or does
> > this produce any problem?
> 
> How about moving them to an old/ directory instead?
> 
> I don't think old distributions should *ever* be deleted, unless space
> limitations force the issue. Ever. Who knows why users may want to
> download old code? For example, *many* people have live sites based on
> RC2, and when Cocoon dies with a stacktrace, those people want to have
> RC2 source code to help debug the problem.
> 
> Likewise with Cocoon 1. Some people have an *investment* in it. They
> don't want Cocoon 2, no matter how much better it is.
> 
> A related issue: yesterday, http://xml.apache.org/cocoon/ became
> http://xml.apache.org/cocoon1/, breaking thousands of links. I
> understand the reason for this; the only problem is that when Cocoon 3
> arrives, everyone's URLs will break again. A nicer solution would be to
> have:
> 
> http://xml.apache.org/cocoon1
> http://xml.apache.org/cocoon2
> http://xml.apache.org/cocoon3
> 
> and then use mod_rewrite to make http://xml.apache.org/cocoon/ reflect
> whatever is the current version. That way, people who really believe
> "Cool URIs don't change"[1] can point to a specific version of Cocoon,
> but casual users will see the latest version.
> 
> --Jeff
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/Provider/Style/URI.html
> 
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