[LON-CAPA-users] Best place to design course material?

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Thu, 25 Jul 2002 14:29:34 -0400

The development cluster is intentionally kept separate from the production
machines, so that if we mess up our programming, we do not destroy real data or
resources. Development machines are usually in some unpredictable state of
software development.

If you want to develop resources, but do not want the world to see them just
yet, you should use "private publication" on a production machine.

Guy Albertelli II wrote:

> Hi Lars,
> > Where is the best place to develop new course materials? On our production
> > server, or on our development server?
> Development machines are for development of the LON-CAPA software.
> All resources should be created on a production server.
> > I thought I'd like to create my materials on the development server, and
> > then move them to the production server when complete.
> >
> > Is there an easy way to do this?
> Nope.
> > I seem to be running into problems with
> > path names when I tar up a course created on a development server,
> > and try to set it up on a production server. Am I missing something?
> Nope. This has never been a design goal of the system.
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