Statutes and Ordinances¶
Statutes and Ordinances is a key document in the governance of the University. It is revised annually and its print publication arranged by the University Draftsman.
The on-line version is now becoming the more important presentation of the document.
The Statutes and Ordinances site is currently live.
Technical queries and support should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org and will be picked up by a member of the team working on the service.
Issues discovered in the service or new feature requests should be opened as GitLab issues.
Non-technical and end-user queries relating to pages and content should be directed to one of the following:
For content queries, you can contact the University Draftsman:
All the pages are processed and maintained by the Reporter Editors:
Statutes and Ordinances is currently deployed to the following environments:
|Staging / Development
Note: XML source files need to be manually added to development so they can be processed using
the xml converter to produce the static html files which are then edited, verified, and then copied
to production using various
bash scripts located on the development server.
The source code for the Statutes and Ordinances XML converter is on GitLab.
The Statutes and Ordinances website source code can be found on GitLab (under construction).
Notable folders on development and production servers¶
The XML Converter is located on the development server:
The website is located on the development and production servers:
The scripts are located on the development server:
The following gives an overview of the technologies Statutes and Ordinances is built on.
- Apache with ucam_webauth module
- CGI / Perl
- HTML, CSS, JS
Every year, around September, a 3rd party supplier provides the source XML for the print document, which is used to produce the on-line version, usually by the first week of term (early October.).
The tech lead has been responsible for producing the on-line version using scripts located on the development server.
Other operation issues¶
The online version has not been produced since 2018 with only pdf versions available.
Service Management and tech lead¶
The service owner for Statutes and Ordinances is TBA
The service manager for Statutes and Ordinances is TBA
The former tech lead for Statutes and Ordinances is Andy Batey
The following engineers have operational experience with Statutes and Ordinances and are able to respond to support requests or incidents: