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From Jörg Schaible <>
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
> <> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 4:05 PM, Jukka Zitting <>
>> 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 but both seem a bit outdated (one uses Ant and the other Maven 1).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)


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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