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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject RE: [committers] can you build the website?
Date Tue, 25 Nov 2003 14:53:47 GMT
There already is a PayPal account.

See http://www.apache.org/foundation/contributing.html#Paypal
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dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
Blog:      http://blogs.codehaus.org/people/dion/



"Alan D. Cabrera" <adc@toolazydogs.com> wrote on 26/11/2003 01:19:35 AM:

> The amount of energy that we are expending on this is silly.  Can we not
> just start a paypal account to get the infrastructure people a tape
> drive?
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Brian Behlendorf [mailto:brian@collab.net]
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 3:12 AM
> > To: geronimo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: RE: [committers] can you build the website?
> > 
> > On Mon, 24 Nov 2003, Aaron Mulder wrote:
> > >    The truth is, if the whole thing is generated from source files
> in
> > > CVS, so long as the actual source code is backed up, the web site
> CAN be
> > > recovered in a relatively painless fashion -- just restore the CVS
> > backup
> > > and build the site.  Am I missing something?
> > 
> > Others have made the point about the infrastructure team not wanting
> to
> > have to learn N groups' build systems in case we need to restore from
> CVS.
> > I wanted to add that even if you're storing 190 MB of generated
> content,
> > the actual amount of generated content that *changes* each time you do
> a
> > rebuild should be small, a proportion of the scale of other code
> changes
> > that happened or other documentation changes in the corresponding
> amounts
> > of time.  If every generated page ends up being different from the
> last
> > time the build was run for something spurious like adding a timestamp,
> > perhaps that could be re-examined.
> > 
> >    Brian
> > 
> 


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