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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject RE: Comments on URI Syntax
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2003 00:34:41 GMT
"Tim Anderson" <tma@netspace.net.au> wrote on 10/11/2003 10:53:47 AM:

> > From: dion@multitask.com.au [mailto:dion@multitask.com.au]
> >
> > > From the requirements at
> > > 
http://nagoya.apache.org/wiki/apachewiki.cgi?ASFRepository/Requirements:
> > > "ASF Repository shall ... allow browsing and downloading of 
artifacts by
> > > humans via normal
> > > web browser".
> > > Requiring a version to be part of the artifact file name when the
> > artifact
> > > is only useful
> > > to end users (e.g README), reduces clarity.
> > But it does increase usability sometimes.
> >
> > README for which version?
> 
> An example:
>    http://repo.apache.org/apache/commons-dbcp/1.1/README
> 
> The README is for version 1.1 of commons-dbcp.

That's easy enough to work out from the URL, what happens after I've 
downloaded it?

In the case of a README, you'd hope it contained some version info 
anyways, but for other stuff?
--
dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
Blog:      http://blogs.codehaus.org/people/dion/
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