[Qgis-developer] Re: [work] Re: QGIS windows build - Alaska dataset

Marco Pasetti marcopstt at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 12:18:48 EDT 2008

Hi Tara,

> The URL of the new dataset is presently
> http://download.osgeo.org/qgis/data/qgis_data_2008_09_15.tar.gz
> and
> http://download.osgeo.org/qgis/data/qgis_data_2008_09_15.zip
> As we update the manual, we may find that more additions and changes to 
> the dataset are necessary.
> I am wondering if we should set a fixed URL for the dataset that we want 
> included in builds, such as
> http://download.osgeo.org/qgis/data/qgis_data_current.zip
> and then keep older versions as backups - these could have dates in their 
> names.
> Or we could take over the URL of the old dataset
> http://download.osgeo.org/qgis/data/qgis_sample_data.tar.gz
> and archive the old dataset under another name.

I would prefer the last option, mainly because it wouldn't take effects 
neither on the windows installer, nor on the other possible ones.



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