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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@gbiv.com>
Subject Re: [Fwd: SvnPubSub websites -- need more volunteers]
Date Sun, 04 Oct 2009 06:50:24 GMT
On Oct 3, 2009, at 7:36 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Paul Querna wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 6:14 PM, Guenter Knauf <fuankg@apache.org>  
>> wrote:
>>> Hi Paul,
>>> Paul Querna schrieb:
>>>> all the files are now sourced from svn:
>>>> <https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/release/httpd/>
>>> woah, so that means all files are now to be commited to SVN?
>>> And that's not an issue on the long term with storage place? I think
>>> even if we delete the old archives when we release new ones, they  
>>> keep
>>> for ever in SVN, or?
>>
>> The history of them will be stored forever in SVN.
>>
>> This is one of the reason it is in a separate repository, from the
>> main code repository.
>
> And archive.a.o/ will also be served from here, so that we have one  
> copy of the file?
> [Short-lived in www.a.o, svn cp'ed to archive.a.o for perpetuity?]

No!  Please don't mess with the archive.  It must contain what
people have downloaded in the past, not something manufactured
by subversion, and it would be foolish to put all the eggs in
one basket.

....Roy

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