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From Plüm, Rüdiger, Vodafone Group <ruediger.pl...@vodafone.com>
Subject AW: [POLL] Final status of 2.2.x branch
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2018 06:35:29 GMT


> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Rich Bowen [mailto:rbowen@rcbowen.com]
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 7. März 2018 21:11
> An: dev@httpd.apache.org
> Betreff: Re: [POLL] Final status of 2.2.x branch
> 
> 
> On 02/22/2018 01:27 PM, William A Rowe Jr wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 6:53 AM, Luca Toscano <toscano.luca@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> does this mean also removing the doc pages? If so I'd be a little bit
> >> concerned, there are still a lot of people using 2.2 and even not-up-
> to-date
> >> documentation is still better than nothing. Maybe we could send an
> email to
> >> users@ to announce this beforehand?
> >
> > We've long published 1.3 and 2.0 docs after the 2.4 launch. There's no
> > reason to drop 2.2 docs from the website entirely at this time. It is
> > a question whether the 2.2 docs are maintained, or simply kept
> > available in final form?
> >
> > Are you seeking to keep httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/ open for
> > revision? There need to be three project members willing to maintain
> > and review each others changes, or it is now time to simply close the
> > branch to most edits.
> >
> 
> I've been away for a bit, so I probably lack context here.
> 
> We didn't close the 1.3 docs to edit until ... well, they can still be
> edited, although it's been years since anyone has.
> 
> We should keep the 2.2 docs online, for sure. Making them continue to be
> updated is fine - they still have typos and broken links in them that
> need to be fixed.
> 
> The 1.3 and 2.0 docs died due to lack of interest, not due to policy.
> And, at some point (like after the 2.6 release, for example) we'll want
> to go back and add some rel canonical stuff in the headers to point to
> the newest version.
> 
> I'm just saying that I think it's fine to let them die a natural death,
> rather than killing them by policy.

+1

Regards

Rüdiger
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