[IPython-dev] Website - static files?

MinRK benjaminrk@gmail....
Fri Jun 10 17:52:56 CDT 2011


On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 15:47, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 10 June 2011 23:19, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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.
>>
>
> Yes, I think it should be. I'm not a DNS guru, but as far as I know you
> should be able to set an A or CNAME record for any subdomain.
>

Yes, you can have (infinite?) subdomains that have no relation whatsoever to
where your top domain points.  I have used this to point to friends'
computers who don't have a domain name, just so I don't have to remember
their IP.


>
> Re: wikis - Github has the advantage that it means most of our user
> interaction is on one system, so we're not needlessly giving people another
> username and password. That said, you're right that Github is really a
> developer site.
>
> Some of the content could be moved onto the website proper. But, I think we
> have some stuff - especially the 'cookbook', which people outside the core
> team should be able to update easily (without branching and sending a pull
> request). What's the best way to do this? We could almost put the recipes in
> something like gist, but with the idea of a collection.
>
> Thomas
>
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