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From Scott Deboy <scott.de...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Logging Site
Date Thu, 21 Jun 2012 07:51:32 GMT
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
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >> --
>> >> >> http://www.grobmeier.de
>> >> >> https://www.timeandbill.de
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --
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>> >> https://www.timeandbill.de
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
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>>
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