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Re: Some questions for the candidates...

On Thu, Mar 07, 2002 at 09:10:47AM +0100, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > > >       Refs relative to: http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/.
> > > > 	Is it just me, or does having the year and list name both appear twice
> > > > 	in these urls really suck?
> > > A few other people noticed this. The last directory in the path still has
> > > it all repeated primarily because that made it less likely for me to
> > > accidentally dump two different lists into the same directory while
> > > rewriting scripts to use subdirectories.
> > 
> > Could you make a set of symlinks or something available then, and have the
> > web interface use it? Trying to paste urls for -devel-announce archives
> > is painful.

Well, it's somewhere on the endless TODO list...

> Check how I'm abbreviating those URLs for DWN, there's a rewrite rule
> that can shorten the URL by sizeof ($list) + sizeof ($year) + 2.

That rewrite rule matches the old layout, is therefore provided merely for
backwards compatibility, and may go away in a few years :)

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