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Re: [MPlayer-dev-eng] Website cleanup - projects - part 1




On Sat, 31 Oct 2015 01:19:58 +0100
Roberto Togni <rxt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi all,
>  tonight I started to review the links on our website, starting from

thanks

> My proposal is to drop dead links (especially
> parked/hijacked/redirected ones) for packages, I see no reason to

ok


> keep them around. What to do with obsolete packages form mainstream
> platforms? Keep them in a dedicated section for historical reason or
> drop? I'm for dropping. I'd keep anyway the obsolete packages for
> fringe platforms, eventually we can group them somewhere.

possibly just unlink them and make the urls text? otherwise dont care.

> 
> Regarding blacklisted projects I'd drop the complete section, it's
> probably also totally outdated.

ok

> 
> 
> I have no idea about what to with the links for other projects (still
> to be checked); it won't be easy to find out if they are up to date or
> not (eg. does a frontend works with modern MPlayer? Is a home
> entertainment systems or a CD distribution still using MPlayer?).
> But we can at least stop linking to hijacked or parked sites, and
> clean the broken/dead urls.

yes its bad to link to hijacked/parked sites.

maybe even link to the archive.org  version?

-compn
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