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Re: Site mirror domain name: let’s find something easier

From: Jen Simmons <jen@jensimmons.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:54:21 -0400
Message-ID: <CAB0bRKMSA-Y-TLPMqE8X1=USrStBaXrCq=7QF4m4b7=n7xVkUA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>
Cc: Renoir Boulanger <renoir@w3.org>, List WebPlatform public <public-webplatform@w3.org>
I think it's a great idea to change this URL to something easily
pronounceable, especially since this group has so many new people all the
time, and does so much of it's organizing on conference calls.

I agree with Eliot. Let's make this easy to say, and easy to understand
from what's said. webplatformstg.org is still extra hard "Web platform
stage dot org, but stage is 'stg' not stage". Sure 'stg' is three letters
shorter, but constantly telling people how to mis-spell it is many words

or stage-webplatform.org

All of these would be a great improvement over mroftalpbew.

Jen Simmons
designer, consultant and speaker
host of The Web Ahead
twitter: jensimmons <http://twitter.com/jensimmons>

On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 6:19 PM, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>

> >Proposal:
> >I’d like to suggest webplatformstg.org and we refer to it as "staging".
> Slight modification on my part:
> I’d like to suggest webplatformstage.org and we refer to it as "stage".
> If we say "stage," it makes sense to me to spell, "stage". All other logic
> still applies.
> My 2 cents,
> Eliot
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Renoir Boulanger [mailto:renoir@w3.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:51 PM
> To: List WebPlatform public
> Subject: Site mirror domain name: let’s find something easier
> Hi folks!
> After a talk with Doug, about the strange domain name I created is a pain
> to pronounce "Mrof Talp Bew".
> We are calling for a vote to get a better name. Please tell us what you
> think we should use?
> I’d like to remind the reason we need this:
> * Serve the same sub-domains as in production (e.g. docs.webplatform.org
> docs.CHOSENNAME.FOO) but, under a completeley separate set of servers
> (database, mail, web, cache, etc).
> * Stage server and code changes before touching the live deployment
> Proposal:
> I’d like to suggest webplatformstg.org and we refer to it as "staging".
> The benefit of that name is that I could simplify code to a regular
> expression.
>     /(docs|blog|stats|www)?\.?webplatform(stg)?\.org/g
> Would match in code both webplatform.org AND webplatformstg.org but also
> other cases such as docs.webplatform.org and docs.webplatformstg.org.
> Opinion?
> --
> Regards,
> Renoir Boulanger  |  Developer operations engineer W3C  |  Web Platform
> Project
> http://w3.org/people/#renoirbhttps://renoirboulanger.com/  ✪
> @renoirb ~
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