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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What kind of metrics / telemetry is an Apache project allowed to record?
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2017 22:52:20 GMT
I posted no link :-)

On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 5:48 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com.invalid> wrote:

> Greg, I didn't post the actual URL because I didn't want the real link in
> the archives so people (and machines) hit it and throw off our numbers ;-).
>
> There is a real page that does get hit and gives us tracking numbers.  And
> yes, I know you might scan our sources and find it, but I trust you are too
> busy to do that.
>
> -Alex
>
> From: Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com>
> Reply-To: "legal-discuss@apache.org" <legal-discuss@apache.org>
> Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 3:42 PM
>
> To: "legal-discuss@apache.org" <legal-discuss@apache.org>
> Subject: Re: What kind of metrics / telemetry is an Apache project
> allowed to record?
>
> That page doesn't even exist. It generates a 404. If you hit the page,
> you'll see it brings up a "not found" page, which is this:
>   https://github.com/apache/flex-site/blob/trunk/content/notFound.cmsPage
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.com%2Fapache%2Fflex-site%2Fblob%2Ftrunk%2Fcontent%2FnotFound.cmsPage&data=02%7C01%7C%7C6e85fdf9f7214712a5a608d522430846%7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636452593662477478&sdata=kUCVqS8LbDgHUvRPA40%2FQKUxBLVY23z3yRmn4e44bzU%3D&reserved=0>
>
> because the .htaccess sets notFound.html as the "error document". ... It
> does have GA in there, so in the GA console, you can see how often (and
> from what region) the page was accessed.
>
> CGI and PHP (or other server-side execution) is not allowed on the TLP
> servers, except for the "closer.cgi" for finding download artifacts on the
> mirror network.
>
> Cheers,
> -g
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 5:36 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com.invalid>
> wrote:
>
>> HI Denis,
>>
>> I didn't set this up, another committer did, feel free to ask on dev@flex
>> for more details.  I think we have Google Analytics code in the header of
>> our site template so any request causes GA's ga.js file to be loaded and
>> track that page.  No server-side CGI/PHP AFAICT.
>>
>> HTH,
>> -Alex
>>
>> From: Denis Magda <dmagda@apache.org>
>> Reply-To: "legal-discuss@apache.org" <legal-discuss@apache.org>
>> Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 3:22 PM
>> To: "legal-discuss@apache.org" <legal-discuss@apache.org>
>> Subject: Re: What kind of metrics / telemetry is an Apache project
>> allowed to record?
>>
>> Alex,
>>
>> Does it mean that you have CGI/PHP/etc. support enabled for this URL [1]
>> on INFRA side?
>>
>> [1] http://flex.a.o/tracking-installls?status=success&os=windows
>> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fflex.a.o%2Ftracking-installls%3Fstatus%3Dsuccess%26os%3Dwindows&data=02%7C01%7C%7Caeaf4127f4244c58b68108d522403fb1%7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636452581697090223&sdata=RbwFNicrh8Q6xys7zBfmgqzU1fO76McbAAFW11Rwo%2F4%3D&reserved=0>
>>
>> —
>> Denis
>>
>> On Nov 2, 2017, at 3:06 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com.INVALID> wrote:
>>
>> The Flex Installer is a Mac and Windows executable.  AIUI, it sends an
>> http request to http://flex.a.o/tracking-insta
>> llls?status=success&os=windows
>> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fflex.a.o%2Ftracking-installls%3Fstatus%3Dsuccess%26os%3Dwindows&data=02%7C01%7C%7Caeaf4127f4244c58b68108d522403fb1%7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636452581697090223&sdata=RbwFNicrh8Q6xys7zBfmgqzU1fO76McbAAFW11Rwo%2F4%3D&reserved=0>
if
>> the install succeeds and a similar URL if an error occurs during the
>> install.  As I said earlier, it isn't perfect.  There are other ways to
>> install and setup Flex.  But at least we get some idea.
>>
>> HTH,
>> -Alex
>>
>> From: Denis Magda <dmagda@apache.org>
>> Reply-To: "legal-discuss@apache.org" <legal-discuss@apache.org>
>> Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 2:53 PM
>> To: "legal-discuss@apache.org" <legal-discuss@apache.org>
>> Subject: Re: What kind of metrics / telemetry is an Apache project
>> allowed to record?
>>
>>
>> On Nov 2, 2017, at 2:07 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com.INVALID> wrote:
>>
>> Anyway, Flex has a user-facing app to help with setup and AFAICT it has
>> been approved to hit a URL on flex.a.o that is tracked by GA.
>>
>>
>> Alex,
>>
>> Is this a dynamic page (CGI, PHP, etc.) that processes the query and
>> triggers GA?
>>
>> Actually, that’s exactly what we need to do for Ignite. An Ignite process
>> needs to hit a page on ignite.a.o that do 2 things - reply with the latest
>> Ignite version (hardcoded) and trigger GA.
>>
>> —
>> Denis
>>
>>
>>
>

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