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From Dion Gillard <dion.gill...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [site] New Jakarta download pages
Date Tue, 22 Feb 2005 05:27:36 GMT
Cool.


On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 00:13:45 -0500 (EST), Henri Yandell
<bayard@generationjava.com> wrote:
> 
> (Bcc'd to all Jakarta dev lists)
> 
> Partly an announcement that the Jakarta download pages have been changed
> somewhat. Rather than one huge page, it's a whole set of pages. So when
> time comes to do your next release, you modify
> site/downloads/downloads.xml and run ant.
> 
> Source, binary and nightly-builds are all part of the same page.
> 
> More importantly, a suggestion that projects should no longer link to the
> top download page, but instead link to their particular download page.
> 
> So POI would link to:
> 
> http://jakarta.apache.org/site/downloads/downloads_poi.cgi
> 
> Commons would link to:
> 
> http://jakarta.apache.org/site/downloads/downloads_commons.html
> 
> Commons IO would link to:
> 
> http://jakarta.apache.org/site/downloads/downloads_commons-io.cgi
> 
> and so on.
> 
> The new pages should be exact matches to the previous binindex and
> sourceindex pages. One requested improvement is for filenames to be
> specified rather than '1.0.zip'. Hopefully we can make that change
> globally by figuring out the xslt to get the filename from a url.
> 
> Another improvement is to add the cvs.apache.org/snapshot/velocity, and
> any other live snapshots as Nightly Builds.
> 
> Apologies for the cross-list posting, wanted to make sure everybody got
> the memo about changing the download links if they want. :) Please direct
> replies back to the general list.
> 
> Hen
> 
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