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From Vadim Gritsenko <>
Subject Re: [Ann] Apache Cocoon 2.1 Milestone 1 Release
Date Tue, 29 Apr 2003 18:44:31 GMT
Pier Fumagalli wrote:

>"Vadim Gritsenko" <> wrote:


>>Ok..... Why it's source?? We agreed that we won't have source
>>distribution anymore. I'm referring to the file name:
>We agreed that we won't have a "binary" distribution anymore... And the
>"src" in the name means that this is what you're getting... A SOURCE-ball...

Also it is somewhat src dist....... I think concern some folks here had 
was more psychological: there are people out there who get scared when 
the only release available bears "src" in its name! Thus, omitting this 
part would eliminate theirs fears :)


>In my opinion the lack of a binary distribution is not a reason good-enough
>to strip the attribute of "source distribution" from the file name (if you
>look at what's in the OLD directory, can you actually tell me if all those
>distros are source or binaries without unpacking them?)
>I don't argue on the fact that we're not going to build binaries, but for
>the sake of sanity of those downloading that "-src" thing _needs_ to be
>there IMNSHO...
>    Pier

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