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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [all] Linking to sites will break or become misleading overtime.
Date Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:26:39 GMT
I tried one approach for Commons Codec:

https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-codec/

See the nav bar under Site Archives.

It's yet another thing to deal with during a release though.

Gary

On Jul 19, 2017 08:23, "Carl Hall" <carl.hall@gmail.com> wrote:

> This is a great idea.  Something that hits closer to home for me is how the
> API docs disappear for older versions.
>
> https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-dbutils/apidocs/index.html
> vs.
> https://home.apache.org/~thecarlhall/dbutils-1.7-RC2/apidocs/index.html
>
> For DbUtils, this is particularly interesting since the 1.6 release has
> been out for so long.
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 2:45 PM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi All,
> >
> > A comment more than anything:
> >
> > In our DBCP 1.7 RC2 VOTE email thread in progress now, you can read:
> >
> > =============
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 1:13 PM, Oliver Heger <
> > oliver.heger@oliver-heger.de>
> >  wrote:
> >
> > > Build works fine with Java 1.6 and 1.8 on Windows 10. Artifacts and
> site
> > > look good.
> > >
> > > There is a bunch of checkstyle errors, especially in
> > > BaseResultSetHandler.java; but I assume they have been in there before,
> > > so not a blocker.
> > >
> >
> > Yeah, if you look at
> > https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-dbutils/
> > checkstyle-aggregate.html
> > you'll see 1104 errors.
> >
> > =============
> >
> > The page at the link I pasted:
> >
> > https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-dbutils/
> > checkstyle-aggregate.html
> >
> > is about version 1.6 and works today but will be overwritten once we
> > publish 1.7 making tractability impossible.
> >
> > I wish we archived sites for all releases... which would be handy when
> > someone is stuck to using an old version.
> >
> > Then my link could have been:
> >
> > https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-dbutils/1.6/
> > checkstyle-aggregate.html
> >
> > or something like that. I think a few components here and there do
> archive
> > old sites but we do not have a generic and automatic way to do that for
> all
> > components.
> >
> > Gary
> >
>

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