[wp-hackers] SVN: /branches/stable/

Jeremy Visser jeremy.visser at gmail.com
Fri Sep 29 11:13:53 GMT 2006

Just a thought - does SVN support HTTP redirects? If so, instead of
"reporting" the location with a REST service, you could simply do a
HTTP redirect from a fixed url
(http://static.wordpress.org/svn/latest) to the latest tag.

On 9/29/06, Peter Westwood <peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk> wrote:
> That will get messy and hard to track.
> How about a REST webservice (as was discussed before with regard to the
> Update Notification stuff to go into core which I need to update for
> current trunk - see http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/1476)
> If we have some REST services on wordpress.org like the following:
> http://rest.wordpress.org/1.0/stabletag
> Which returns the full path to the current stable wordpress version tag
> all this nifty cron jobs can just use that to do svn switches as
> necessary.
> We then would also have:
> http://rest.wordpress.org/1.0/lastestversion
> Which returns the version string of the latest version.
> http://rest.wordpress.org/1.0/releasenotes
> Which returns a link to the blog post announcing the latest version.
> http://rest.wordpress.org/1.0/updateseverity
> Which returns a string from the enum [critical|recommended|informational]
> these are used to grade the update where security issues which are present
> in a default install would be rated critical, those which require
> non-default options (like for example enabling registration could be
> recommended) and major version iterations would be informational.
> Thoughts?
> westi
> --
> Peter Westwood <peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk>
> http://blog.ftwr.co.uk

Jeremy Visser
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