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From "Nier, Nikolai" <Nikolai.N...@showsoft.de>
Subject AW: [ANN] Apache Cocoon 2.1.3 Released
Date Fri, 14 Nov 2003 10:18:57 GMT
It seems that there is escaped html source at http://www.apache.de/dist/cocoon/ above and below
the distrib list.
Nik


> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Carsten Ziegeler [mailto:cziegeler@s-und-n.de]
> Gesendet: Freitag, 14. November 2003 11:08
> An: dev@cocoon.apache.org
> Cc: AndrewWatt2001@aol.com
> Betreff: RE: [ANN] Apache Cocoon 2.1.3 Released
> 
> 
> I just added the current version information to the mirror page,
> so when you go to that page, you see to which version "latest"
> relates.
> 
> Thanks for the hint.
> 
> Carsten
> 
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: AndrewWatt2001@aol.com [mailto:AndrewWatt2001@aol.com]
> > Sent: Friday, November 14, 2003 10:22 AM
> > To: cziegeler@s-und-n.de
> > Subject: Re: [ANN] Apache Cocoon 2.1.3 Released
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > With all due respect can I suggest that the current way of 
> distributing
> > Cocoon is plain daft!
> >
> > On http://cocoon.apache.org/mirror.cgi there is a file
> > cocoon-latest-src.zip. Great until a week or a month or 2 
> months down the
> > line. When the latest file will, presumably, still be
> > cocoon-latest-src.zip.
> >
> > So, how do I easily tell then whether I need to download 
> and upgrade? I
> > can't, at least not easily.
> >
> > Why not use the traditional system of giving the version a
> > NUMBER? It allows
> > comparison of whether I have, or have not, the latest version.
> >
> > Yes, I found that there is a numbered version of 2.1.3 at
> > http://ftp.plig.org/pub/apache/dist/cocoon/SOURCES/ but why 
> use this silly
> > cocoon-latest-src.zip idea at all? Good for lazy Web page authors
> > who don't
> > want to have to update the page perhaps? But not good for users.
> >
> > It just seems daft to me.
> >
> > Andrew Watt
> > P.S. I *do* appreciate the good work you guys do, but 
> "little things" like
> > this are very frustrating.
> >
> 
> 

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