[okfn-help] fixing Open Geodata Manifesto pages

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Fri Nov 20 20:36:56 GMT 2009

2009/11/19 Jo Walsh <jo at frot.org>:
> dear all,
> I was told that the old Open Geodata Manifesto pages were not working
> - they are php and the web server is just returning the file, rather
> than processing it as a script.

Sorry this has got broken in the recent transistions. I don't think
this would be hard to fix up

> I wonder if the mime type and apache directives were installed would
> the script still run and record signups - or is it better to move this
> to archival status with a note about its time as a "petition" (so
> James C was right in that it does sometimes help to have something to
> sign up to, a statement of core concerns).

I think at this point we'd probably want to close the petition but
maintain for archival purposes.

> I have grabbed copies of the pages from archive.org and would be happy
> to tweak and send, if it makes more sense just to shift to flat files
> with a couple of redirects. I would try to set it up myself but i
> don't think I have an account on the okfn server anymore. I can pop on
> irc to try and be helpful.

That would be great if you were happy to drop in :)


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