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> On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Jamie McClelland <jmcclelland@...> wrote
>>Hi Dave - Great plugins! Yes - you're right about sourceforge and ftp -
>>they don't allow it (I had to install Pagetool manually). You can,
>>however, upload via winscp (http://winscp.vse.cz/eng/). It's a great
>>little program (I've been using it for sites that do allow ftp!).
> Got WinSCP working, nice program, but although I can navigate to
> I can't add a directory pt_whatsnew/ as I get a "Permission denied"
> Also, in /home/groups/p/pa/pagetool/htdocs/media I get a "Permission
> denied" error if I try to transfer pt_whatsnew.zip to SourceForge :-(
> Any ideas?
- sorry, it was a permissions thing. Everything is owned by me, with the
group being pagetool (which you belong to, I believe). However, none of the
files had group write access. now they do.
> And do you think the http://www.pagetool.org site is the best place for plugin
> zips to be downloaded from? Keep SourceForge for the main Pagetool
> files only?
Yes - I think that's a good idea. People can always get the most recent cvs
from sourceforge, but let's put the zipped files on the web site.
> <snipped stuff re metabase>
> I was going to make that pt_whatsnew page public, once I get it
> installed as a plugin, with a link to it from the sidebar. Maybe I'd
> include some text at the bottom to say it was a plugin as well, with a
> link to the pt_downloads page which would list all the available
> plugins. What do you think?
Yes - we should be showing off all the plugins on our site!
> And should we include a README.txt file in the plugin zip to explain
> how to install the plugin? Or just have instructions on the
> pt_downloads page?
I don't think it would hurt to have a readme in each plugin zip. I think we
should also have instructions on the download page, and maybe we should put
a readme in the plugins directory of the main pagetool installation. when
it comes to documentation, there's no such thing as over kill...
> d a v e