Wormux homepage links to darwinports.com

Juan Manuel Palacios jmpp at macports.org
Mon Sep 3 11:00:31 PDT 2007

On Sep 3, 2007, at 3:16 AM, N_Ox wrote:

> Le 3 sept. 07 à 03:07, Ryan Schmidt a écrit :
>> On Sep 2, 2007, at 11:46, N_Ox wrote:
>>> Just a little mail to say that someone should contact the wormux  
>>> staff and tell them that darwinports.com's owner is an obnoxious  
>>> dwarf and that they should not link it [1].
>>> [1] http://www.wormux.org/wiki/fr/download.php
>> Why..... didn't you just do that, instead of emailing this list?
> Because I thought it would be better if it was one of our big guys  
> which tells them... and because I lack confiance in my english level.
> But I've just discovered they are nearly all frenchies; so I guess  
> I can do it ;)

	I already contacted them and they corrected the link, thanks for the  

	On a related note, given that we don't really have useful and  
understandable per port pages, I had to provide them with a link to  
the Portfile through the trac browser, which in my opinion is a  
rather lame solution (though better than linking to  
darwinports.com ;-). In thinking our website redesign in parallel  
threads, this is something we should definitely take into account,  
some kind of a template page that can be dynamically rendered for  
every port with information similar to that of "port info" and  
instructions on how to install it. And yes, I do realize this is  
something we'd be more or less copying off darwinports.com, shame on  
us! But, first off, no one ever said we can't have our shot at  
getting back ;-) And second, the unfortunate popularity of that page  
has proven that such a per-port-page approach is successful, so we  
might as well implement it too.



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