[erlang-questions] Please, change link to packages on erlang-solutions.com

Michał Nieć <>
Mon Sep 10 17:19:01 CEST 2012


I agree that redirection would be the simplest solution. However the website is powered by CMS engine and script and packages data are dynamically loaded from another server. Such configuration doesn't allow for many things. We will try to make it more "manual-download" friendly.

Best Regards,
Michal Niec

On Sep 10, 2012, at 9:53 AM, Robert Melton <> wrote:

>>> Thanks for feedback on our packages website. We use javascript instead direct links to get more accurate stats. We will probably introduce onclick event which shows the the link.
>> But sometimes just copy-paste link is faster.
> 
> Couldn't you use redirection to do the stat counting?  That would be
> more accurate than javascript and wouldn't need the onclick escape
> hatch.  Both wget and curl can trivially follow redirects which
> maintains easy downloading from console (copy-paste), and you get
> stats that include all those people from consoles doing the downloads.
> 
> -- 
> Robert Melton




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