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From "Niall Pemberton" <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release commons-sandbox-parent 1
Date Sun, 24 Jun 2007 20:22:19 GMT
On 6/24/07, Torsten Curdt <tcurdt@apache.org> wrote:
>
> On 23.06.2007, at 18:59, Rahul Akolkar wrote:
>
> > On 6/23/07, Dennis Lundberg <dennisl@apache.org> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> It is time to release version 1 of the commons-sandbox-parent. The
> >> latest changes includes updating the parent to commons-parent-3 and
> >> locking down the versions for plugins. Note that I have changed the
> >> artifactId to commons-sandbox-parent, to have a consistent naming
> >> scheme
> >> (compare it to commons-parent).
> >>
> >> This will be the first release and is important because it enables
> >> reproducible builds and site generation for the sandbox components.
> >>
> > <snip/>
> >
> > I haven't yet understood why we need to release anything from the
> > sandbox at all. Sure, reproducibility is a good thing, but I doubt the
> > builds are radically irreproducible without this release; and more
> > importantly, I believe if people are interested in the sandbox
> > components and their reproducibility, they should help get a release
> > out instead.
>
> IMO that's not very pragmatic. I think we would want to lower the
> barrier and get people involved. Providing a POM will make builds
> easier for the people that we want to attract.
>
> What I am failing to understand is what the fuzz is about. It's a
> POM ...it's metadata - not an artifact. No code!
>
> So here is my +1 for the release.

+1 to what Torsten says and +1 to the release

Niall

> cheers
> --
> Torsten

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