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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [ALL] DOAP file placement - move out of trunk?
Date Tue, 12 Mar 2013 05:27:54 GMT
On 2013-03-12, sebb wrote:

> The DOAP files are currently held under

> /commons/proper/<component>/trunk/doap_<component>.rdf

> This is sort of convenient for editting, but means the doap file gets
> included in tags and branches and may get included in source.
> If included in source, the release date may be missing or inaccurate.

> The DOAP files are only needed for building, so
> don't really belong as part of the source.

> So I think the files should be moved out of trunk.

I agree with Gary, if we move them to a different place we increase the
risk they are forgotten when a new release is made.

If we agree to move them out of the components' trunks then I'd prefer a
separate directory with all DOAP files.


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