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From "Carsten Ziegeler" <>
Subject RE: filename for cocoon-latest.* on mirror.cgi
Date Tue, 18 Nov 2003 19:38:34 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> > 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.
> That is a bit better, but Andrew hints at other issues. When they
> download the archive, then the filename just says "latest" on their
> disk. Sure, they should just rename it with a version number.
Yes, I know that he meant that - as a quick solution I added the
version to the page to not break anything that might perhaps
rely in the "latest" naming scheme.

> He also refers to the problem when you browse the "cocoon/" directory
> "Latest releases and milestones" there may be confusion. Why do we need
> the "latest"? They can easily see by the date and version number.
> I suppose that it adds one more task to our release process to modify
> the mirror.html page.
I'm personally fine with removing the "latest" naming, but I don't know
if there is something out there relying on it (but I guess this is not
the case).


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