[IPython-dev] Website - static files?

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Fri Jun 10 17:19:22 CDT 2011


On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 2:35 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Would Enthought object to us simply leaving it where it already is? It's a
> bit of hard drive space, but if new releases are on Github, the bandwidth
> used should be minimal.

I doubt it, it's not like they're kicking us out :)  I just want a
sensible solution from the DNS perspective, since ipython.scipy.org
will redirect to ipython.org, we don't want a circular redirect.

I don't know much about DNS... Is it possible to have ipython.org
point to github, but something like archive.ipython.org be elsewhere?
In that case, we can even host it at my dreamhost account, where I
control the DNS and have unlimited storage.

> Impressive, though, that we still have every version back to 0.0.1 (last
> modified almost a decade ago).

Yup, and I want to keep it that way.  Those should remain publicly
available for the foreseeable future, I think it's important to have a
long-term archival view of these things.

Cheers,

f


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