svn commit: r1875625 - /tomcat/site/trunk/README.txt

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svn commit: r1875625 - /tomcat/site/trunk/README.txt

Author: markt
Date: Wed Mar 25 10:55:36 2020
New Revision: 1875625

Add explanation that version specific docs are in different repos
Patch provided by Brian Burch.


Modified: tomcat/site/trunk/README.txt
--- tomcat/site/trunk/README.txt (original)
+++ tomcat/site/trunk/README.txt Wed Mar 25 10:55:36 2020
@@ -4,13 +4,25 @@ The Apache Tomcat Website Instructions
-DO NOT EDIT THE .html files in the docs directory.
-Please follow the directions below for updating the website.
+You might be puzzled when you find this repository does not contain the xml or
+html file or files you were hoping to update. This is because the external
+Apache Tomcat web site appears to be a single entity, but it is constructed from
+several distinct segments.
+Each major version of Tomcat ships with, and is capable of hosting, its own
+documentation on its own local web site. Therefore, the source files for those
+web pages can be found in the webapps/docs subdirectory of the specific version
+of Tomcat.
 The Tomcat web site is based on .xml files which are transformed
 into .html files using XSLT and Ant.
+DO NOT EDIT THE .html files in the docs directory!
+Please follow the directions below for updating the website.
 In order to make modifications to the Tomcat web site, you need to first check out
 the Tomcat site from SVN. To check out the Tomcat site into a sub-directory
 called tomcat-site in the current directory:

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