[dancer-users] broken images on the dancefloor?

Sawyer X xsawyerx at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 23:35:05 BST 2014

On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 4:04 PM, David Precious <davidp at preshweb.co.uk>

> On Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:11:44 +0200
> Sawyer X <xsawyerx at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Unfortunately we don't automatically check these things.
> >
> > I recently removed a website because it wasn't working anymore and we
> > had no idea.
> >
> > Paging Mr. Precious, what do you think? I don't mind writing the
> > code, but the deployment is not automatic anymore, as it seems. I
> > think it used to be by hook but every time I tried it recently, it
> > failed. Any comment?
> Hmm - I think perhaps the best way would be a cron job that checks all
> the sites in dancefloor.yml once a day and emails if any are
> unreachable so we can remove them if they look to be gone for good.
> I'm not sure we'd want to do the checking in the site itself as it
> could delay the page load too much, and I'm not sure we'd want them
> automatically removed from the list as it could just be a temporary
> outage - for instance, Lyrics Badger was down but should be back up
> after DNS propagation.

That sounds like a good approach to me. :)
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