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

Ben Cooksley sourtooth at gmail.com
Sun Mar 7 19:14:11 UTC 2010

On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 7:57 AM, Ben Cooksley <sourtooth at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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)!

The bug is marked as "VERIFIED FIXED" which means that when I searched
for open bugs regarding www.kde.org it didn't show up. I didn't even
know the bug existed...

>> 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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