Hello, searching through a bunch of different packages I noticed that the code/download links are quite inconsistent.
For some packages there is a download button clicking that button does nothing (in firefox) because it contains a git:// protocol url, here is an example package: https://pkgs.racket-lang.org/package/pict-lib But in the bottom table there is the row "Version exceptions" that uses the git protocol in the link text but a https protocol in the actual link. What is the reason that the download button at the top uses the git protocol? I would have expected https. Why is it a download button? It could be a source button with the https address from the bottom. I know that within the package preferences/edit-form it is possible to choose between simple url and git repository. I suspect that the differences in the buttons that are shown for that package result from these different modes. I think that it would be more user friendly to show the code button (with https address to github/gitlab/etc) for as many packages as possible, this way you can easily get to the git repository of most packages. It is frustrating when packages that have a github repo are linked to with the git protocol, resulting in a download button that does nothing. There are packages which aren't git repositories and for those it makes sense that there is only a download button, but no source button. If the download button with git protocol is useful for some people (because they have taught their browser to open a git viewer application or something like that), then it would make sense to have both buttons. When I am on the documentation page and I click the package link I get to the package detail page, for many packages I can then click a second time on the code or download button and get to a website where I can explore the code without needing to download it. When this works, it is excellent. When it does not, it is frustrating. Simon -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/racket-users/cb8504c8-0fc2-4780-bf72-e6fec120e8a7%40googlegroups.com.