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Re: Roadmap web page

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Greg Smith <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com>
Cc: Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>, PostgreSQL www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Roadmap web page
Date: 2008-06-11 14:55:33
Message-ID: 200806111455.m5BEtXS03167@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Greg Smith wrote:
> On Fri, 30 May 2008, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> > Stefan Kaltenbrunner wrote:
> >> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >>> Do we need to update the URLs on the roadmap page to point to the wiki
> >>> instead?
> >>>
> >>> 	http://www.postgresql.org/developer/roadmap
> >>
> >> what urls and what wording would you think is appropriate - we could
> >> either link to
> >> http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/PostgreSQL_8.4_Development_Plan or
> >> include that exact information on the website - or what else do you have
> >> in mind ?
> >
> > I would like us to use consistent URLs based on ISO dates rather than
> > month names, and have a fixed URL that points to the most recent
> > commit-fest, and then link to that from the web site.
> 
> So basically what you want here is for CommitFest:July to become 
> CommitFest:2008-07?  That's pretty reasonable and some ideas in this area 
> were already tossed around.

Yes.

> There's already a http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/CommitFest redirect that 
> is being kept current.

Good.

> I still think the developer/roadmap page should include a link to a 
> higher-level view than the CommitFest level.  Linking to specific versions 
> is a maintenance headache to be avoided though; a link to 
> http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Development_information would be 
> sufficient I think, that's a highly visible page that should always be 
> kept up to date.

Agreed.  I was thinking of using the ISO date because it makes sorting
pages in order easier and clearer.

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