Wednesday 18 October 2017

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Combining HTML files with a Django website

I’ve been trying to work out how to run this site using Django, while maintaining some of old static HTML files on gyford.com at their current URLs. But I’m a bit stuck and am looking for ideas.

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18 Oct 2017 at Twitter

  • 12:03pm: Finally! https://t.co/wjxJplPSOh (After 7 years of complaints, your accountant no longer has permission to delete all your FreeAgent data.)
  • 12:19pm: Partially false alarm! If you want your accountant to add Journal Entries, or file VAT returns, they can still also delete ALL your data.
  • 01:42pm: @freeagent The interface still says a level 8 Accountant can delete all data… https://t.co/JEy5GZ6pZk
  • 02:06pm: It might not be a false alarm! FreeAgent forgot to update the only place in the UI that this change was apparent to anyone using it.
  • 04:06pm: Does anyone Django-y have any thoughts on how best to combine a load of legacy HTML files with a Django site…? https://t.co/LCSfaY4nYT
  • 04:07pm: I’m guessing correct answer is Option 5, but I really don’t want to set up servers any more. I’m hoping there’s an easier & better Option 6.
  • 04:33pm: @infovore Yeah that does seem best. I was just relieved with my recent decision that paying for Heroku is better th… https://t.co/qC7gEtZDwn
  • 04:35pm: @infovore I’m not sure that’d work.
  • 04:40pm: @infovore Maybe I’ll just delete it all and write any new blogs on Medium ha ha
  • 05:05pm: @benterrett @infovore Let me know your fax no and I’ll send it right over.
  • 05:18pm: @dracos Oh, interesting… I’m using Whitenoise for the static assets, hadn’t noticed I could add other files. Think it’d be OK serving HTML?
  • 05:36pm: @dracos I just noticed that looking through the Issues. Sounds promising, thank you :) I will have a poke when I next get the time…
  • 06:50pm: @paulpod @SonyUK You should be able to get a repair or replacement from the seller, regardless of the warranty.
  • 06:59pm: Very good. Ten years of permanent URLs for BBC programmes. Well done everyone! https://t.co/ryUYkybeX8
  • 09:16pm: @paulrobertlloyd Thanks Paul, good to know that works!

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