[Members] Status of the new website

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Tue Jan 12 15:21:17 UTC 2016


Hi Lloyd,

On 12 Jan 2016, at 14:16, Steven Lloyd Watkin <lloyd at evilprofessor.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> I remember the website was finished some time ago and there was a flurry of activity but its been some time and xmpp.org still hasn't been updated, so I was just wondering what the status of things were (since xmpp c2s is blocked inside the amazon network I can't get in the chatrooms).

Kinda. The site hasn’t been finished yet, and there was a lack of interest in finishing off the last couple of steps (sorting out all the needed redirects). Bear’s volunteered to do this, and I understand he’s Very Nearly done. As soon as he’s got the redirects sorted we can test it and then put into production.

> Given its mastered on github surely this is just a 30 second change to repoint some DNS records?

When the topic of hosting on github came up, no-one was able to suggest a way of getting it hosted on github with all the necessary rewrites, TLS and things like the xepdiff tool running, so we’re left with needing to self-host it. I think that’s all in place and ready, and we just need the last bit of the site finished (the redirect list) so it can get put up.

> Or is the site awaiting some additional info?

Yep.

/K


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