[SciPy-Dev] Scipy.org is down + question about "topical software"

Michael Clerx cell@michaelclerx....
Wed Aug 8 02:44:03 CDT 2012


On 08/08/2012 08:55 AM, Scott Sinclair wrote:
> On 7 August 2012 15:49, Michael Clerx <cell@michaelclerx.com> wrote:
>> First of all, scipy.org appears to be down and has been for some time today.
>>
>> Yesterday, when it was still up, I registered an account and tried
>> adding a link to the topical software section but got the error "too
>> many links". Does anybody know how/if I can fix this?
> One fix might be to kill all the dead links (there are plenty, see
> http://validator.w3.org/checklink?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fscipy.org%2FTopical_Software&hide_type=all&depth=&check=Check).
>
> I wasted 30 minutes starting to do this a few days ago, but lost my
> changes to an internal server error. I'll have another go sometime,
> but not this week.
>
> The other (better) alternative is to split the sections into several
> pages and prune dead links at the same time.
>
> This sort of clean-up would be appreciated and would help with
> migrating the site away from the wiki..
>
> Cheers,
> Scott
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I've just tried to make a start with such a split, but I think the 
problem isn't simply an upper bound on the number of links; I think it's 
to do with permissions. As it stands, I'm unable to save the page 
without adding any new links. Similarly, no option to create new pages 
is presented.

kind regards,
   Michael


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