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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/lib - New directory
Date Tue, 28 Nov 2000 07:44:17 GMT
At 09:50  27/11/00 -0500, you wrote:
>Jon Stevens wrote.
>>
>>  I'm tired of arguing about this issue. For now the summary is
>> that .jar's in CVS are a good thing. Once someone decides to
>> implement JPAN, I will remove the .jar's.
>
>I too am tired.  For example, I know from past experience that as a
>committer if I were to -1 this, my objection would be ignored.

Nope it wouldn't - at least not by me ;) Only one person has expressed a -1
so far (Connor IIRC) and

>>From 1988 to 1998 I worked on proprietary configuration management systems
>for IBM.  My experience with open source is not limited to Java projects -
>it includes C/C++ projects which require even more discipline.
>
>But for now Jon, you win.  Enjoy.

It's not about winning or loosing - it is about what is best for the
project. I have offered a solution that would solve your objections - what
do you think about it?

Cheers,

Pete

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| "Faced with the choice between changing one's mind, |
| and proving that there is no need to do so - almost |
| everyone gets busy on the proof."                   |
|              - John Kenneth Galbraith               |
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