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From David Graham <grahamdavid1...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [site] Out of date: http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/components .html
Date Fri, 02 Jan 2004 18:51:25 GMT

--- Martin Cooper <martinc@apache.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Jan 2004, David Graham wrote:
> 
> >
> > --- Gary Gregory <ggregory@seagullsw.com> wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > The page http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/components.html is out of
> > > date
> > > WRT lang, httpclient and maybe others.
> > >
> > > If every project has a project.xml, maybe the page could be
> > > auto-generated
> > > when project is rev'ed?
> >
> > I'd like to see that page removed because it's yet another step in the
> > already time consuming release process.  It's easy to forget to update
> it
> > which leads to the current situation.  I don't see what value it adds
> to
> > the site with the components already listed in the left nav.
> 
> I am against removing the page completely. The value in this page is in
> its brief summary of what, exactly, is in Commons. A newcomer to the
> site
> would otherwise have to click through to each component individually in
> order to figure out what is what.
> 
> I can see that the release information could easily get out of date, so
> I'd be OK with removing that from the page. However, I'd still like to
> keep the grouping of released, pre-released, etc. because that is also
> useful information for newcomers (and quick-stop visitors).

Sounds good to me.  This way we won't have to update this page each time
we cut a release.

David

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> > > Gary
> > >
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