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From Steven Gill <stevengil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: https://www.apache.org/dist/cordova/
Date Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:35:00 GMT
Installing through dist isn't our recommended way to install Cordova. If
rather have people have to read the blog than just press a big download
button without reading.

Feel free to remove 2.9.1 stuff.
On Jan 12, 2015 11:30 AM, "Josh Soref" <jsoref@blackberry.com> wrote:

> So, the structure of the https://www.apache.org/dist/cordova/ directory is
> odd:
>
>  platforms/ <https://www.apache.org/dist/cordova/platforms/>
>  2015-01-10 00:11    -
>  plugins/ <https://www.apache.org/dist/cordova/plugins/>
> 2014-12-30 05:04    -
>  tools/ <https://www.apache.org/dist/cordova/tools/>
> 2015-01-10 00:09    -
>  KEYS <https://www.apache.org/dist/cordova/KEYS>
> 2014-12-22 19:17   41K
>  cordova-2.9.1-src.zip
> <https://www.apache.org/dist/cordova/cordova-2.9.1-src.zip>     2013-11-05
> 18:58   13M
>  cordova-2.9.1-src.zip.asc
> <https://www.apache.org/dist/cordova/cordova-2.9.1-src.zip.asc> 2013-11-05
> 19:42  535
>  cordova-2.9.1-src.zip.md5
> <https://www.apache.org/dist/cordova/cordova-2.9.1-src.zip.md5> 2013-11-05
> 19:42   72
>  cordova-2.9.1-src.zip.sha
> <https://www.apache.org/dist/cordova/cordova-2.9.1-src.zip.sha> 2013-11-05
> 19:42  213
>
> The first thing a user sees when they manage to figure out how to get to
> this directory from
> http://cordova.apache.org/#download
>
> Is 2.9.1-src.stuff
>
> I'm not sure why. The 2.9.1-src stuff appears in the archive area too...
>
> Can someone explain why we shouldn't delete those 4 files from this
> directory?
>
> Also, would anyone cry if there was a README or README.md in the
> directory? Or something... ?
>
> Lastly, could we please change:
>
> You can find our release zips with corresponding OpenPGPkeys, MD5 and SHA
> files on the Apache Cordova dist page
> <https://www.apache.org/dist/cordova/>.
>
> To include a download icon before the link?
>
>
> The style we use for this text / its links is so bad, that I can't find
> the link that's actually important.
>
> -- it's *EASIER* for me to find "the archive
> <http://archive.apache.org/dist/cordova/>" (because the sentence is
> shorter)
> -- it's easiest for me to find "Our artwork
> <http://cordova.apache.org/artwork.html>" (about which I can assure you
> that 99% of our visitors couldn't care for less)
>

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