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From Ralph Goers <rgo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Logging Site
Date Fri, 22 Jun 2012 14:43:15 GMT
So where does this leave us in moving the site over?

Ralph

On Jun 21, 2012, at 12:51 AM, Scott Deboy <scott.deboy@gmail.com> wrote:

> I believe we bypass the mirror system because the mirror system doesn't support the jnlp
protocol (handling the mime type)..
> 
> Scott
> 
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 12:49 AM, Scott Deboy <scott.deboy@gmail.com> wrote:
> An icon is usually added to the user's start menu and/or desktop, which launches javaws
and uses the jnlp protocol, so they don't need to go back to the link to get the benefit of
autoupdates.
> 
> 
> On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 10:45 PM, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 7:40 AM, Scott Deboy <scott.deboy@gmail.com> wrote:
> > The benefit of webstart is updates are automatically downloaded and
> > installed.  The link actually tries to check jars each time you start the
> > app and will update automatically if there are new ones.
> 
> yes understood.
> 
> Does the user (i am a webstart noob) always need to click on our
> webpage to start the app?
> And, do we actually bypass the mirror system here or am I wrong with
> my assumption? Not sure if that is really relevant because I don't
> know about the user base
> 
> Cheers
> Christian
> 
> 
> 
> > Scott
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 10:36 PM, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 4:31 PM, Scott Deboy <scott.deboy@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > I think the gotcha there had something to do with making sure the jnlp
> >> > file mapping was correctly supported. It has been about eight years, but
> >> > that is my recollection.
> >> >
> >> > That and the stupid maven template support would not allow us to use an
> >> > image as the link (a 'launch' webstart graphical button as the link)
> >>
> >>
> >> Is there something speaking against downloading an exe/dmg/zip via the
> >> usual download system?
> >> Or is webstart the killer feature for chainsaw? :-)
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> >
> >> > Scott
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Jun 20, 2012, at 2:46 AM, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 7:07 AM, Ralph Goers
> >> >> <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:
> >> >>> I believe all the hard work on the logging site is completed however
> >> >>> some of the sub projects are yet to be published.  I would like
to have
> >> >>> infra convert loggingtest.apache.org to logging.apache.org but
I don't want
> >> >>> to get 404s on those sub projects.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> I looked at chainsaw and the download page will certainly break
if I
> >> >>> were to just copy the content.  I'm not sure about the others.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Any ideas?
> >> >>
> >> >> Just added log4cxx to loggingtest.a.o. Its using the download script
> >> >> which generates a list of mirrors so no problem here. In addition I
> >> >> completed the branding requirements for log4cxx so we can leave that
> >> >> untouched for a while now.
> >> >>
> >> >> I am not sure on the chainsaw one. It seems to bypass the mirroring
> >> >> system which is kind a bad. Instead we should change the site to use
> >> >> the download script imho. Maybe Scott can comment here.
> >> >>
> >> >> That being said, the chainsaw site needs an appropriate footer.
> >> >> Basically the maven.vm template could be used in chainsaw too. So we
> >> >> have 2 tasks here, update to branding and use the mirror system.
> >> >>
> >> >> cheers
> >> >> Christian
> >> >>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Ralph
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> --
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> >> >> https://www.timeandbill.de
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
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> >
> >
> 
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