[Project_owners] New download file RSS feed
Michael Vincent van Rantwijk, MultiZilla
mv_van_rantwijk at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 6 09:36:52 PST 2007
Douglas E. Warner wrote:
> On Thursday 06 December 2007, Michael Vincent van Rantwijk, MultiZilla wrote:
>> Yes, or expect end-users to misuse this grace period; because they
>> prolly don't care, they just want the latest software yesterday ;)
> The main target audience for the CVS feed is other developers, not users. The
> download feed is the opposite.
I understand this, and that is also why we disabled the CVS commit feed
for all pages but source.html but it won't stop end-users from using it.
> It might make sense to ignore the downloads folder for the CVS log feed now
> that there's another option for how to receive updates about it.
Either that or ask project owners not to expose the CVS commit feed link
in all documents (but source.html) and this way you limit the exposure
to a certain type of user i.e. developers.
Michael Vincent van Rantwijk
- MultiZilla Project Team Lead
- XUL Boot Camp Staff member (ActiveState Training Partner)
- iPhone Application Developer
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