On Aug 17, 2010, at 8:28 AM, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> I've handled this reversion and reworked the text there to make the point
> that I believe Jack (in his role as a Tigris administrator) was mostly
> trying to make: "Don't look for new stuff on this, our old site, and then
> complain to the Tigris admins when you can't find it."
> On 08/17/2010 12:08 AM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>> -1 on this change: it adds a link to openCollabNet to our tigris HOMEPAGE,
>> without any prior discussion.
>> jrepenning_cn: please revert this asap, and avoid making changes to our
>> Website in this manner.
Yes. Thanks for cleaning up my mess, Mike, and sorry for botching the protocol.
I guess I'm getting a little obsessive about this problem: we're still seeing 20-40 thousand downloads per week of the stale Windows binaries in the subversion.tigris.org "Documents and files" area, installers no newer than 1.6.6, and often a lot older. For instance, in the last week the top 10 downloads from this area are:
"svn-1.4.0-setup.exe"? I'm sorry ... "svn-1.4.0-setup.exe"? Two thousand people really need svn-1.4.0-setup.exe? It's particularly interesting that the download numbers spike every time there's a new Subversion release--as, of course, they should, except that I'm still talking about downloads of older releases. I'm just not buying it. I think these people are confused, and I'm trying to figure out how to help them find something more up-to-date.
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