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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-10 18:19:36

on Fri Aug 08 2008, Beman Dawes <> wrote:

>> Can we expect developers (and other interested parties) to figure out
>> that they need to look at a hidden site to find this information? And
>> doesn't the fact that it's a beta mean that it could churn and make the
>> results unavailable or wrong without warning? Shouldn't our most
>> important testing results be hosted in a stable environment? It's
>> common to have a "development" or "developers" link that takes you to
>> materials about the unreleased code on the front page of a project's
>> site.
>> Sounds like the current arrangement is not very user-friendly. Can we
>> change it?
> Good questions.
> Is one of the consequences of separating web site content from release
> content is that this becomes a question for the web site team rather
> than the release management team?

I think it was always a question for the website team, if we ever had
one ;-)

> Perhaps we should explicitly identify who the web site team is, what
> their responsibilities are,

That's a good idea regardless. I nominate Rene ;-)

> and where the dividing line is between release management and web site
> management.

I *think* it's less a question of dividing and more a question of how we
decide what web material goes into the release. But, I'm not sure.

Dave Abrahams
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