Why deleting stuff without putting replacements? e.g. trunk/www/sites/www/people/

Ben Cooksley sourtooth at gmail.com
Sun Mar 7 18:57:25 UTC 2010

On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 3:17 AM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
> A Diumenge, 7 de març de 2010, Mark Ziegler va escriure:
>> Just found that commit
>> http://websvn.kde.org/?view=revision&revision=1087458 killed many files.
>> Why the hell do some www newbies just ignore open issues?
>> See https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=210302
>> "Please do not delete it without announcing it.
>> Many people, specially from asia and middle east, are proud to be listed
>> here. It is a nice list and impressive list and quickly shows how many
>> people are contributing to KDE."
>> I am really sad (and pissed off)!
> Calm down dude, calling people newbie is not going to improve anything.
> I agree that it is good that some people wants the badge of being a
> contributor and i also agree it's impossible to maintain.
> So if we want to have that kind of page i think the only real viable way is
> extracting the info from svn commits/accounts.

This was exactly why I killed it. When building the new site, the idea
was to ensure it would contain content that wouldn't date. A list such
as this dates far too quickly. Building it automatically from the svn
accounts file is the only way forward if this needs to come back.

> Albert
>> Cheers,
>> Mark
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