[PATCH setup v3 0/6] Distinguish between user URLs and cygwin mirrors in UI

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Wed Dec 6 21:55:00 GMT 2017

On 12/6/2017 4:07 PM, Brian Inglis wrote:
> On 2017-12-06 13:45, Ken Brown wrote:
>> This is a followup to
>>    https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2011-04/msg00014.html,
>> in which Jon suggested splitting site selection into two pages, one
>> for cygwin.com mirrors and one for additional user URLs.  The latter
>> would be visible only if the user had previously checked a suitable
>> checkbox.  This patch series implements that suggestion.
>> The page for mirrors shows the area and location of each mirror, as
>> suggested by Brian Inglis, but it still uses truncated URLs as before.
>> [Brian, see the last patch, which is in your name.  Feel free to
>> improve it.]
>> Brian Inglis (1):
>>    Display area and location of mirrors, and add these to the sort key
> I had added Last mirror and User added descriptive prefixes to the displayed
> URLs, and uniqueness checks, as you suggested and we discussed, but then saw
> your patches, and have been holding off until those land.
> Should I still look at adding those prefixes once I can pull the updated sources?

I suggest that we wait and see what happens with my patches.  Then we 
can discuss what further improvements can be made.


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