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From Brett Porter <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: removing old staging directories?
Date Tue, 23 Mar 2010 22:45:12 GMT

On 24/03/2010, at 5:43 AM, Wendy Smoak wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 10:43 PM, Brett Porter <brett@apache.org> wrote:
>> In the release docs [1], there is nothing about removing the staged documentation
directory after it is completed. This means we have a lot of versioned directories of plugin
sites, but they are never linked to. Should they be removed?
> 
> No.  People don't always use the latest release of every plugin, it's
> very useful to have the exact docs for your version available so you
> can see what options there are.
> 
> There was some discussion of linking to them, probably two years ago
> or whenever we started doing this, but we never decided how to do it.
> I was hesitant to add another task to the RM's already long list. :(
> 
> I use those docs, but I "just know" where they are.  They are official
> docs IMO, not really "staged" (even though that's how they get there,
> I subverted the staging url to avoid changing the config that was
> already in the poms.)

In what instances do you find you need to use them? I thought for plugins, with the use of
@since and similar descriptive text it wasn't needed.

- Brett

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Brett Porter
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