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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Ant 2 et al.
Date Tue, 09 Jul 2002 09:17:12 GMT

Stephane Bailliez wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Nicola Ken Barozzi []
>>Centipede uses JJAR to download from a repo that contains the jars.
>>Each with its own license.
>>Ant could have a similar way of getting them when requested, or just 
>>have the projects themselves make a .ant.jar file available 
>>for download.
> Why do something else ? JJAR exists no ? what is wrong with it ?

Nothing, it's exactly what I mean :-)
In fact I'm using it since day one.

> The problem is to make it 'official' and to maintain the repository
> descriptor for each release of each project. Say as being part of the
> release plan.
> Then again maintaining such information for external jakarta project is also
> non negligible work.

Each project should maintain his own, and JJAR can easily handle it.
It just needs someone looking over it, as you say.

I have made my repo for the krysalis project, and before final
release I will make the central JJAR repo reference mine for the
krysalis stuff.

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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