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Re: criticism about hosting download packages

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Cédric Villemain <cedric(dot)villemain(dot)debian(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Susanne Ebrecht <miracee(at)web(dot)de>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: criticism about hosting download packages
Date: 2011-02-22 12:16:21
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On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 10:29, Cédric Villemain
<cedric(dot)villemain(dot)debian(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> 2011/2/22 Susanne Ebrecht <miracee(at)web(dot)de>:
>> Hello,
>>
>> we discussed this a few days ago on the German PostgreSQL channel.
>> Stefan plead to tell it -www.
>>
>> Here is the fact that I most dislike:
>> When you want to download a PostgreSQL package then you get
>> linked to EnterpriseDB.
>> When you now want to download a special package you get a register
>> page.
>> I know it is not mandatory to register but
>> sorry, but that is a kind of fishing for addresses in my eyes.
>>
>
> Yes it is. It has already been reported and I believe it won't change
> on the EDB side :-( (not to say that EDB was known to do that and get
> some unfortunate glitchs in the past)
> In our side, we can review the dowload area and  add explanations for
> third parties packages ?

Yes.

And the same applies as last time - please bring a suggestion :-)
Preferrably in the form of a patch, or at least a mock-up...

-- 
 Magnus Hagander
 Me: http://www.hagander.net/
 Work: http://www.redpill-linpro.com/

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