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Thu Oct 20 20:07:11 CDT 2005
Alex Tweedly wrote:
> Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> Ben Fisher wrote
>>> I propose that a central website be created, full of code from the Rev
>>> universe. More structured than a wiki, files would be uploaded into
>>> categories and directories, but the whole database could be quickly
>>> searched. Most importantly, there would be a section composed of
>>> tools and
>>> utilities all completely free and open source.
>> I can create a section at revJournal for that.
>> Would you like to be the editor of that section?
> I'd suggest making it more like an index than a complete repository.
> Many people currently have Rev stacks available on their own web-sites,
> and will wish to continue to do so. Duplicating those stacks in some
> central repository places a burden on someone to keep it up to date. And
> it's easy to run a link-checker on an "index", but not easy to run an
> "is it up to date check" on stacks.
> So by all means allow stacks to be put into the repository - but also
> allow for the (I suspect more common) case where the stack is already
> available on-line, and only a pointer to it is needed in the central place.
I think that's an excellent idea. Very much like RevNet.
We can publish the index in a simple delimited format for use by RevNet,
Eric Chatonet's tools, and any other viewer anyone cares to make for the
Managing Editor, revJournal
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