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From Jörg Schaible <joerg.schai...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: [sandbox] Project template
Date Fri, 30 Jan 2009 08:03:43 GMT
Rahul Akolkar wrote at Donnerstag, 29. Januar 2009 23:41:

> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 12:26 PM, Niall Pemberton
> <niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 4:05 PM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I'm about to set up a sandbox are for some further work on the Commons
>>> XML (originally SAX) idea that we discussed a few weeks ago. When
>>> looking for a good starting point I found the templates [1] and [2],
>>> but both seem a bit outdated (one uses Ant and the other Maven 1).
>>>
>>> Is there a more recent template somewhere, or should I come up with a
>>> patch that updates one of the templates (which one is better?) to the
>>> current state of the art as seen in other Commons components?
>>
>> That template is v.old - from m1 days and we should update it to
>> reflect m2. I would look a current sandbox project as a starting point
>> - something like nabla
>>
> <snip/>
> 
> Any objections to simply removing those?
> 
> IMO:
>  * They aren't maintained at all (I'm not interested, not sure if
> anyone else is?)
>  * Given the above, they potentially send others down the wrong track
>  * Perhaps folks are indeed better off just looking at existing
> components, rather than some templates (we actually have fairly simple
> components in the build and release sense, and having the current m2
> support in parent etc. makes things even easier)

+1

templates like this simply tend to rot. We have enough small components in
sandbox that can be taken immediately for the same purpose.

- Jörg


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