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From Stian Soiland-Reyes <st...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ALL] Dist layout change to per version directories
Date Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:45:28 GMT
We might also want to include the "apache-" file prefix for trademark
reasons - as advocated to all incubator projects.

e.g.

/commons/lang/3.4/apache-commons-lang3-3.4-src.tar.gz




On 18 April 2016 at 10:40, Gilles <gilles@harfang.homelinux.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Apr 2016 11:18:49 +0200, Emmanuel Bourg wrote:
>>
>> Le 18/04/2016 10:48, Gilles a écrit :
>>
>>> IIRC, I was once corrected that this is not the component's name (which
>>> in this case would be "Apache Commons Lang").
>>
>>
>> That's consistent with the site URL though:
>>
>>   http://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-lang/
>
>
> I know; and from a purely aesthetics ;-) POV, I also prefer a reference
> to the "component" rather than the "id" which is a concatenation (of
> a name and a version) that exists for practical reasons.
>
> But isn't the change also for a practical reason, namely to avoid
> confusing artefacts?
>
> Hence I thought that the focus should be on the "id", contrary to e.g.
> the web site whose primary focus is to document the "component".
>
>>
>> An alternative would be to use the version only:
>>
>>   lang/2.6/commons-lang-2.6-[bin|src].*
>>   lang/3.4/commons-lang3-3.4-[bin|src].*
>
>
> Perhaps.  It really depends on the issues which the change is trying
> to solve; the new scheme should be a solution that does not create
> new confusions.
>
> Gilles
>
>
>> Emmanuel Bourg
>>
>>
>
>
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Stian Soiland-Reyes
Apache Taverna (incubating), Apache Commons RDF (incubating)
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