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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject Re: Ant using commons code/jars
Date Tue, 17 Dec 2002 22:22:12 GMT
Henri Yandell <bayard@generationjava.com> wrote on 18/12/2002 04:08:31 AM:

> 
> Is there any need to ask them? They'll either use it or they won't, but 
in
> its current position its of no use to other people. Commons is mainly
> tasked with being a repository of useful code from one project for other
> projects to use.
Note the 'use' word there. It's fine having a whole lot of useful code, 
but if none of our projects use it, what's the point?

> Once a piece of code has passed into commons, it is the responsibility 
of
> the maintainers [who should be the original coders, but often aren't] to
> focus on strengthening that code for all users and projects, and not 
just
> the originating project.
100% agree. But starting off with one user sounds like a pre-req to me.

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