On Mon, 12 Feb 2018 at 12:52, Henk P. Penning <penn...@uu.nl> wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Feb 2018, jan iversen wrote:
> > On Tue, 6 Feb 2018 at 12:40, Henk P. Penning <penn...@uu.nl> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> >>    PS To get the "attic'ed" project list, I parse
> >>
> >>      svn ls https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/attic/site/docs/projects
> >>
> >>    stripping '.html', and ignoring entries with a '-' ;
> >>    is there a better way ?
> >
> > I normally use the xdocs directory that is xml and easier to parse.
>
>    I don't see a 'date' field in the xdocs files ;
>    I really would like to have a list like
>
>      [ { dist_path : "beehive"
>        , to_attic  : "2010-01-15"
>        }
>      , ...
>      ]
>
>    Because "moving stuff into the attic", is what PMC Attic does,
>    it is fine to provide this info (authoratively) on attic.a.o/,
>    rather than somewhere else.
>    Other (automated) processes can fetch it from "attic.a.o/".
>
>    It means (yet) another item in the "process" list ... ;
>    is that a problem ? I will provide an initial file, of course.
>
> I am unhappy about yet another manual step to the retirement process. the
process alreday contain quite a number of steps that could/should be
automated
, like e.x:
- update authorization files
- find maillists, wiki etc in order to tell infra what to close down

people wanting to know when a retirement happened can e.g. look at svn log
for the auth files.

rgds
jan i

>    Ideas ?
>
>    Thanks ; regards,
>
>    Henk Penning
>
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