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Re: [GMG-Devel] MediaGoblin 0.8.0 "A Gallery of Fine Creatures" is final
Christopher Allan Webber
Re: [GMG-Devel] MediaGoblin 0.8.0 "A Gallery of Fine Creatures" is finally out!
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 17:14:49 -0500
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2015, at 09:37 AM, Christopher Allan Webber wrote:
>> Hey all! It took a long time but I'm thrilled to announce that
>> MediaGoblin 0.8.0 is finally out!
>> Lots of exciting things in this release, including expanded and improved
>> usage of the Pump API, which means more clients like Pumpa and Dianara
>> are usable with MediaGoblin! PLUS preliminary Python 3 support, improved
>> video thumbnailing, an upgrade to GStreamer 1.0, and more!
>> This one took a long time coming, longer than usual! But it's
>> definitely worth it!
>> Thanks to all you goblins who made this happen! Now go get it while
>> it's hot! :)
> So, um, is there a tarball of the release that can be downloaded?
> It seems kinda weird to not put a (more?) prominent download link on
> a page announcing a new release.
There is one, but I don't recommend using it. By 0.9.0, I hope to fix
Basically, the history is that we've been following the web 2.0 (??)
deployment anti-patterns where we focus on deploying code from the same
place we hack, our git repository. I know, I know, this is bad for all
the reasons you're thinking. You're right. But it's also non-trivial
to make easier. There's a big rift between "language / web application
style deployment" and "distro style deployment". We've taken some steps
towards resolving this, but for historicial reasons, it's hard to get
That said, if you want a source tarball for historical reasons that's
probably useless for deployment ones, here you go:
Towards a better deployment future,