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From "Archie Cobbs" <>
Subject Re: Ivy RoundUp Repository - feedback requested
Date Fri, 18 Apr 2008 18:33:15 GMT
On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 11:46 AM, Xavier Hanin <>

> > More generally, is there a pool of "high quality" ivy.xml files out
> there
> > somewhere that we should import into RoundUp?
> The only high quality ivy files I'm aware of are in IvyRep. And even those
> are not of very high quality considering the naming conventions used. I
> think they are a good source of inspiration, but that's pretty much all.

I will work on copying them to Ivy RoundUp... but using java package naming
conventions (subject to further review).

> Thinking out loud about quality, I think it will be difficult to get a
> good
> quality from scratch. So maybe the repository should have versions as you
> already suggested: people who want to use the latest updates use the
> trunk,
> while others use 0.x versions to get something more stable. Once we'll
> have
> a large and consistent enough repo, we could go to 1.0 and never break
> backward compatiblity from there. Then a vote mechanism to ensure new
> metadata is still consistent and good enough would be very interesting.

Yes I like that approach.


Archie L. Cobbs

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