4.10 website changes

Stephan Arts stephan at xfce.org
Tue Apr 10 15:46:02 CEST 2012

On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 1:03 PM, Nick Schermer <nick at xfce.org> wrote:
> Folks,
> Last weekend I've spend some time to improve the website and reduce the load
> on the machine when we hit some mayor websites during the release. It still
> needs some 4.10 additions like a tour, but that will follow in the next
> weeks.
> http://www-test.xfce.org has a new frontage and uses some new-browser
> techniques like base64 images in the css to reduce the number of requests,
> less javascript etc.
> I've also setup a round-robin dns cdn.xfce.org for static image content, to
> offload the php/prefork machine and redirect content to other machines. This
> is live on www.xfce.org already (spreading over the threaded servers tibeti
> and kopiluwak).
> If there are any problems with the www-test website let me know.
> Nick

I am not quite sure if it is my connection or the whole world is
trying to see the test-site... but it is not responding very fast


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