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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: Can we close the old mercury servers?
Date Fri, 14 Oct 2011 16:12:42 GMT
Dave Fisher wrote on Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 08:56:10 -0700:
> 
> On Oct 14, 2011, at 8:49 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 11:26 AM, Ross Gardler
> > <rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
> >> One of the comments on the Foundation blog is:
> >> 
> >> "Unless I'm mistaken, nothing has happened in the last 6 months:
> >> http://hg.services.openoffice.org/DEV300"
> >> 
> >> It is perfectly understandable why someone would make this mistake.
> >> 
> >> Can we please do something about the old Mercury servers.
> >> 
> > 
> > I think we should be redirecting common legacy URLs to their new
> > counterpoints rather than simply closing or deleting things.
> > Otherwise someone, like the commenter, will not just think the code
> > has not been touched in 6 months.  They will think that the code is
> > unavailable entirely.  The issue is external links into the project,
> > including links from the Google search index.  You deal with that with
> > HTTP redirection.
> 
> Not an option until we have control of the DNS.

Can someone with commit access to hg.s.o.o add a note to the README file?

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