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From sebb <>
Subject Re: [nexus] Releasing with nexus (was: Fwd: [VOTE] Release Commons Compress based on RC2)
Date Wed, 18 Aug 2010 13:45:24 GMT
On 18 August 2010 13:57, Jochen Wiedmann <> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 2:27 PM, sebb <> wrote:
>> The mirror system derived from /dist should be used for the non-Maven downloads
> Noone ever proposed using something different.


Christian wrote:

>>> Compress 1.0 has everything:
>>> I like it, to be honest. Everything I need on one place.

which I take to mean that he would like to be able to download src and
bin from there.

> We expose the /dist
> directory (aka the mirrors) on our download pages, in our
> announcements, and so on, just like we did before.


> Admitted, the technical possibility to download from the Maven mirrors
> exists. But that's not different from the technical possibility to use
> directly and circumventing the mirrors.

Of course, but I still think it's a bad idea to upload files to the
Maven repos that are not supposed to be there.
[Yes, I know there are .asc.md5 files sometimes, but these are very
small, and no-one is likely to need them]

> Jochen
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