[wp-hackers] Re: SVN for wp-plugins.org inaccessible?

Barry Abrahamson barry at automattic.com
Wed Jul 16 18:12:53 GMT 2008

On Jul 16, 2008, at 2:07 PM, Mark Jaquith wrote:

> On Jul 16, 2008, at 1:57 PM, Barry Abrahamson wrote:
>> We are going to use this opportunity to move the plugins repo to a  
>> new server and a new domain name.  It is a long overdue project.   
>> The old URLs will still work (once the domain resolves), but if you  
>> are hitting the old server, the svn repo will be read-only.
> Might be nice, once the new domain/server is set up, to provide a  
> helpful error message to plugin authors who try to commit stuff to  
> svn.wp-plugins.org
> Instead of "403 Forbidden" do "403 Please see http://codex.wordpress.org/BLAH 
> " or something like that.

The plan is to point the current wp-plugins.org domain to the new  
server (once its fully setup) so that shouldn't be an issue.


Barry Abrahamson | Systems Wrangler | Automattic
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