[wp-hackers] 1.5.1 Release
graeme at samurai.com
Tue Apr 19 18:07:28 GMT 2005
Not that it's a big issue (though I've found it a pain myself), but why
not use an HTTP redirect, which would work everywhere?
Matthew Mullenweg wrote:
> Mike Little wrote:
> > May I also suggest that the download be named something other than
>> latest.zip/latest.tar.gz? Because then one 'latest' looks exactly the
>> same as another! I ended up with 2 version of latest.zip and one
>> latst.tar.gz all different sizes and no idea which was the one to use.
> The reason we have the /latest name is to make it easy for people
> scripting the WP install. It does have a rule that you can put the
> version number in there if you want, like /latest-1.5.tar.gz, and it'll
> work. When you download through a browser it does send the correct file
> name, using
> header('Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=blah.zip');
> Which seems to work everywhere but linux command line tools.
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