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From Berin Loritsch <>
Subject Re: on better release and version management
Date Wed, 24 Sep 2003 15:18:27 GMT
Geoff Howard wrote:

> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>>>   - no need to have any jars in the CVS repository anymore or at least
>>>     only some exotic ones that are not distributed over the web (today
>>>     more than 40% of the cocoon cvs space is needed by jars and this is
>>>     even more in our zipped distributions)
>> this is a good point.
> JMHO but I hated this feature of maven in trying to get avalon built 
> before I got broadband at home.  I downloaded all night and started to 
> build and it had to download a significant amount of new stuff.  If we 
> do this, I'd still want to provide an "everything you need" option for 
> download.

Do bear in mind that Maven downloads a number of things itself the first
time you use it.  Avalon (Framework) has very few dependencies itself.


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