[Python-Dev] Sourceforge Interface Concerns

Greg Stein gstein@lyra.org
Mon, 10 Jul 2000 02:35:24 -0700

bah. just file feature requests for them to use ViewCVS. cvsweb is a piece
of crap anyways :-)


On Sun, Jul 09, 2000 at 05:07:40PM -0400, Tim Peters wrote:
> [Fred L. Drake, Jr.
>  Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2000 9:30 AM]
> > ...
> > the only problem I've had with IE5 is accessing a project's anonymous
> > FTP area from the project page (IE5 just froze completely).
> This happens to me too.
> And a new problem popped up early this weekend (maybe Friday already):  when
> I click the "Browse CVS Repository" link near the bottom right of
>     http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=5470
> IE5 pops up a box asking me whether I really want to download file "cvsweb".
> Useless!  This used to work fine, and I sure haven't changed my IE setup.
> Clearing the browser caches didn't help.  The link resolves to
>     http://cvs.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi?cvsroot=python
> today, and I don't know whether it resolved to something different last
> week.  Also have no idea how browsers decide what to do -- it's not simple &
> straightforward, like e.g. floating-point arithmetic <wink>.  .cgi is not an
> extension registered on my machine either.

Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/