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Re: Download section on website

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Download section on website
Date: 2012-06-27 20:43:22
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On Wed, 2012-06-27 at 18:19 +0100, Dave Page wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
> >> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 6:03 PM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> >>> is horribly outdated:
> >>>
> >>> FreebSD: 1.8.2 - from 2008, missing bugfixes
> >>> OpenSuSE: 1.12.1 - from 2010, missing bugfixes
> >>> RPM: 1.8.0 - from 2007, missing bugfixes
> >>> Slackware: 1.8.4 - from 2008 (actually not missing bugfixes, just ancient)
> >>> Solaris: 1.8.0 - from 2007, missing bugfixes
> >>>
> >>> and no mention at all of debian/ubuntu :O
> >>>
> >>> Basically, only Windows and OSX binaries are maintained there.
> >>>
> >>> How about we just *remove* all the other pages completely? So we'll at
> >>> least not trick users into downloading an ancient version, if they
> >>> don't read the whole thing...
> >>
> >> Go for it (though; should the RPM page point to yum.postgresql.org)?
> >
> > Well, where do you draw the line then? We shuld have similar links for
> > Ubuntu/Debian (at least Ubuntu that has a ppa with backports in it,
> > and it's not th estandard ppa). Or maybe a generic text somewhere?
> 
> I personally draw the line at
> postgresql.org/pgadmin.org/enterprisedb.com. All the distro-provided
> builds can be covered in a sentence on the main download page
> ("pgAdmin is included with a number of Linux distributions such as
> Debian and Ubuntu" for example).
> 

Seems fair to me. So +1 to remove all the outdated pages, and to add
this paragraph in the Introduction page.


-- 
Guillaume
http://blog.guillaume.lelarge.info
http://www.dalibo.com


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