new web app urls discussion
lmacken at redhat.com
Thu Jan 26 15:37:26 UTC 2012
On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 03:25:02PM -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Jan 2012 15:11:41 -0500
> seth vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> > Summary from the meeting:
> > Today in the infrastructure meeting we started talking about how to
> > move the new packages and tagger apps into production and where we
> > want them to live in the layout of urls.
> > Goals:
> > 1. simple for users and remember
> > 2. not overlapping with any of the older apps or existing urls
> > 3. futureproofing for new apps or different interfaces
> > 4. expanding the number of apps we have w/o having them grouped under
> > a single project (like community was).
> > Non-Goals of this setup:
> > - no interest in preserving the old admin.fp.o/community urls
> > - no interest in pinning anything/everything behind admin.fp.o
> > Suggestions:
> > packages.fedoraproject.org
> > some concerns about this are it is a bit confusing with
> > pkgs.fedoraproject.org.
> > A couple of ideas there are:
> > 1. make the new packages app be the frontpage for pkgs.fp.o - since
> > gitweb is.... not performant there.
> > 2. move pkgs.fp.o to git.fp.o or to fedpkg.fp.o and let the new app
> > take over the other urls.
> > These are just some suggestions we discussed in the meeting.
> > Please submit more ideas.
> The above is a summary - here is an idea from me:
> Then we can have an app landing page at app.fedoraproject.org to
> describe what facilities we have but provide for direct links to apps
> using a shorter convention.
> it also lets us collect apps under fedora w/o necessarily having them
> all be a single system.
> it's relatively future proof, too.
+1 to both of your ideas.
The initial suggestion of moving pkgs->git just seems like the right
move, as it's just a single page on the wiki about our git setup, yet
git.fp.o is blank.
Then, packages.fedoraproject.org (or pkgs) could route to
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