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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] redirecting download areas

From: Sylvain Beucler
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] redirecting download areas
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2008 20:56:00 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)


On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 04:21:38PM -0500, Karl Berry wrote:
> Sylvain and all,

Nope, "Savannah Hackers,"

> The freefont project (among others) started life as non-gnu for whatever
> reason, and files were put in its
> download area.
> Then we switched it to be GNU as it should have been, and it uses the
> download area as it should.
> The problem is the savannah download area still exists in its stale
> state.  All the files are on  Can we archive/delete those
> files and redirect it to  I have no idea where to start,
> sorry.  (And didn't see anything in the wiki.)
> I believe many other nonGNU-became-GNU projects could benefit from the
> same.

We can implement a specific HTTP redirection in that folder. Ok, I
even did so.  I suggest the redirection be temporary (like 6 months)
to avoid them from piling up.

Btw I remember Elfyn once implemented this site-wide and people
complained, because some GNU maintainers use both download areas
differently (including myself these days :)).


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