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Old 02-19-2007, 08:54 AM   #1
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Clean up of LQ ISO


Can we get depricated, unsupported versions, and bad links removed?

wget man page and cron weekly on server should do it.
 
Old 02-19-2007, 09:21 AM   #2
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I can see requesting removal of bad links.

Deprecated and unsupported versions so long as they're working links I'd suggest keeping. Whether YOU use them or not there are people that for one reason or another are still using things like RH 7.3, RH 9 etc... that might need to get a copy. I can't see having them there hurts users that don't need them.
 
Old 02-19-2007, 09:40 AM   #3
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Thanks for the feedback. We are working on a system that will automatically remove bad links after a certain amount of time (and likely periodically re-add them if they come back). There's currently no ETA unfortunately. As for "old" versions, I agree with jlightner and see no reason to remove them.

--jeremy
 
Old 02-19-2007, 09:55 AM   #4
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When it hurts

It hurts when authors move to new site and four new releases don't get posted here. The old site is up and even sending listserver reminders after two year. I was able to contact author through another channel.

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I can see requesting removal of bad links.

Deprecated and unsupported versions so long as they're working links I'd suggest keeping. Whether YOU use them or not there are people that for one reason or another are still using things like RH 7.3, RH 9 etc... that might need to get a copy. I can't see having them there hurts users that don't need them.
 
Old 02-19-2007, 10:14 AM   #5
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I'll agree that hurts on the new releases but my point about older ones stands. I do see it might cause some confusion for newbies though as to which is current. However we have forums to resolve such confusion.
 
Old 02-19-2007, 11:35 AM   #6
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The next release will actually tell a user that they are browsing an old version, but still allow them to download the older release.

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