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Re: Download section on website

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>, pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Download section on website
Date: 2012-06-28 11:31:39
Message-ID: CABUevEwxboCPJsG4prbO2rBmQyRD6YWStYE+oFX0iVtqhvAHvQ@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 10:43 PM, Guillaume Lelarge
<guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
> 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 is horribly outdated: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 So +1 to remove all the outdated pages, and to add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.

Done. Can you enlighten me on what Ih ave to do for translators? I
tried the locale/merge script, but that didn't do anything....

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

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