HTML page for ALFS

Thomas Pegg tom.pegg at
Mon Apr 15 07:39:48 PDT 2013

On 4/15/2013 8:51 AM, Pierre Labastie wrote:
> Le 15/04/2013 03:48, Bruce Dubbs a écrit :
>> Thomas Pegg wrote:
>>> On 4/13/2013 2:16 PM, Pierre Labastie wrote:
>>>> Le 10/04/2013 19:23, Pierre Labastie a écrit :
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> I have changed the ALFS HTML page, to make it similar to the wiki. I
>>>>> hope it gives up to date information.
>>>> I have now changed the "download" page. While doing that, I noticed
>>> that the directory
>>>> was empty. I guess
>>> there should be some kind of daily update. But I
>>>> do not know what the policy is. If needed, I guess I could write a
>>> cron job for extracting and compressing the svn files.
>>>> I have created the
>>> directory, which could be used for daily updates
>>>> too.
>>> Yes I use to have a cron job for that.  I think I still have the script
>>> for it, will have to check.
>> I can do that if needed.  I really don't think it would be that useful
>> though.  It is very easy to do a svn checkout and then update as desired
>> instead of using a tarball.
>>     -- Bruce
> Hi,
> I wanted to change the wording on the "download" page, since I agree 
> with Bruce that nobody would want to use a tarball since subversion is 
> needed anyway for downloading the book. But It seems all the changes I 
> have made are gone. Unfortunately I had not made a copy of the download 
> page. I have a copy of index.html if needed, but I do not want to modify 
> it again if somebody else wants to keep it in the previous state...
> Pierre

Were you changing the file directly in the web root Pierre?? If so, your
changes are probably gone, since the website is maintained in SVN, the
files should not be changed directly.


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