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From "Henri Yandell" <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [all] Suggestion for all of Commons
Date Wed, 29 Mar 2006 22:26:33 GMT
On 3/29/06, Sandy McArthur <sandymac@apache.org> wrote:
> On 3/29/06, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 3/29/06, Sandy McArthur <sandymac@apache.org> wrote:
> > > On 3/29/06, Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akolkar@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Or maybe we should simply advertise the dependencies pages better?
> > >
> > > Dependencies should be listed on the download page. The mind set of
> > > someone wanting to to use a component is and I know this from having
> > > done it a dozen or so times:
> >
> > I've come to believe that dependencies should be included in the
> > distribution. Also that we shouldn't bother with binary and source
> > distributions anymore; be like tapestry/hivemind (I think they're the
> > ones) and have just the one dist file.
>
> I'm almost cool with that. I'd be happy with a full download
> (binary.jar, sources, docs, etc) and just the raw binary.jar
>
> 85% of the time downloading the binary distrobution is just an extra
> step to get to what I want: the binary.jar

Yeah, +1.

I tend to go to ibiblio to get downloads half the time now; sad :) 
Definitely valuable to be able to download just the jar, especially
for Commons things.

Hen

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