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From Tim O'Brien <tobr...@discursive.com>
Subject Re: [maven] developer repository?
Date Mon, 22 Dec 2003 21:04:18 GMT
On 20 Dec 2003, Jason van Zyl wrote:

> On Sat, 2003-12-20 at 19:01, Greg Stein wrote:
> > I'd also like to point out the Board has specifically requested that the
> > Apache Maven Project should distribute jars from ASF hardware. We make
> > certain guarantees to our users, and those guarantees require distributing
> > ASF code from known, secure hardware (the ASF itself).
> > 
> > Thus, a jar repository will be created at the ASF, and ibiblio will mirror
> > from that (and probably add some additional jars which won't ever be
> > distributed by the ASF for various reasons). The repository will fit into
> > our mirror framework, and there will be automatic mechanisms for ASF
> > software releases to automatically flow into that repository (e.g. the
> > point about releases taking (sometimes) months to appear at ibilio will
> > not occur).
> 
> If some wants to make a maven-like directory within the standard
> distribution location on ASF hardware right now they can. That could be
> a first, very practical step the repo project could make. Then let
> projects put their artifacts in there as they wish.

+1

> 
> > Please sign up at repository@apache.org to participate.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > -g
> > 
> > On Sat, Dec 20, 2003 at 05:04:04PM -0600, Tim O'Brien wrote:
> > > I be a little clearer here.  Do not redistribute anything from ASF 
> > > hardware that is covered on a license that is incompatible with the 
> > > Apache License.   If you are unsure as to what that means, I'd suggest 
> > > joining the licensing list and asking.
> > > 
> > > I'd suggest using your own resources for something like this.  Keep in 
> > > mind that ASF pays for bandwidth, and that we have a series of mirrors 
> > > to reduce our overall bandwidth.
> > > 
> > > Tim
> > > 
> > > __matthewHawthorne wrote:
> > > >> As Noel pointed out, there's a repo project starting up elsewhere.
In 
> > > >> the
> > > >> meantime, though, please be *very* careful about what you make available
> > > >> in your public_html directory. Specifically, you need to ensure that
the
> > > >> licenses for all of those components permit redistribution, since

> > > >> that is
> > > >> effectively what you are doing.
> > > >
> > > > Will do.  I'm not using anything for which there isn't already an 
> > > > older version on ibiblio -- so I think I'm ok.  But I'll be sure to 
> > > > double check.
> 

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Tim O'Brien
Evanston, IL
(847) 863-7045
tobrien@discursive.com



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