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From Harry Metske <harry.met...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Switch website ChangeLog to a link to our SVN file?
Date Sat, 15 Jun 2013 13:40:34 GMT
Glen,

can't remember why we wanted this link , but a direct link to the svn
changelog file looks better to me too.

regards,
Harry



On 15 June 2013 15:33, Glen Mazza <glen.mazza@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi JP, our website ChangeLog has fallen out of date:
> http://incubator.apache.org/**jspwiki/development/changelog.**html<http://incubator.apache.org/jspwiki/development/changelog.html>Again,
can we just switch to a link to our SVN repository of the changelog
> file ( http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/**incubator/jspwiki/trunk/**
> ChangeLog?view=co<http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/jspwiki/trunk/ChangeLog?view=co>)
> so it's always up-to-date 24/7?  That should be sufficient, given that the
> vast majority of Apache projects don't even bother linking to a changelog
> file to begin with.  I don't see the project as having the time or
> resources for busywork secretarial tasks like maintaining two ChangeLog
> files.  The time you have been devoting to this in order to have a HTML
> change log that looks 10% better seems to well failing cost/benefit
> analysis, especially since it's even out-of-date, so now it's *worse* than
> just directly linking to SVN.
>
> Thanks,
> Glen
>
> <http://incubator.apache.org/**jspwiki/development/changelog.**html<http://incubator.apache.org/jspwiki/development/changelog.html>
> >
>

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