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From Justin Mclean <jus...@classsoftware.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache Apex Core Release 3.3.0-incubating (RC1)
Date Mon, 01 Feb 2016 05:29:02 GMT

> It's generally not a good idea to have jar files in scm, but is
> it policy that they cannot be in an ASF git repository?

Not policy but generally frowned upon - there are a couple of projects that do have some jars
in version control. It’s certain the exepction to the rule.

> An xml file would be much better for the reasons you mention. Unfortunately
> intellij and netbeans decided to provide their settings as archives and
> make life difficult for us!

What is the issue with compiling the XML file into a jar at build time? That seems straight
forward to me and solves all issues.


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