[Bioc-devel] Bioconductor website suggestion
hb at maths.lth.se
Sat May 13 15:35:21 CEST 2006
Thanks for this. Very handy. Best /Henrik
On 5/12/06, Herve Pages <hpages at fhcrc.org> wrote:
> Hi Henrik,
> For the latest "release", we added this URL:
> It will redirect you to http://bioconductor.org/download/bioc1.8/
> and we will try to always have it redirecting to the latest "release".
> Be aware that it uses redirection though. Redirection has 2 inconvenients:
> - When the page starts to load, you don't see the URL
> that you've entered anymore (it's replaced by the target URL).
> - Your browser has to send 2 requests before to start loading the page.
> Note that with symlinks created at the file system level, or with Apache
> aliasing mechanism, you don't "see" where you have been redirected so
> it makes it easier to bookmark the "permanent" URL. But our website
> uses Plone and Plone uses redirection :-/
> For the latest "devel", we usually don't have it under the download section.
> The developper zone has now been moved to an external wiki:
> (The "For Developpers" link on the left frame of the bioconductor.org
> home page now points to this wiki.)
> Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
> > Hi,
> > if the web server supports it, may I suggest to create a "virtual"
> > (Unix-like) link so that, say,
> > http://www.bioconductor.org/download/bioc-release/ always points to
> > the latest stable release, e.g.
> > http://www.bioconductor.org/download/bioc1.8/ and similar for
> > http://www.bioconductor.org/download/bioc-devel/?
> > This is really useful if you wish to link from another website to,
> > say, the current "BioC [1.8] Package Repositories" without having to
> > update the pages every now and then.
> > Cheers
> > Henrik
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