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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] Dist layout change to per version directories
Date Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:53:26 GMT
On 18 April 2016 at 10:59, Gilles <gilles@harfang.homelinux.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:45:28 +0100, Stian Soiland-Reyes wrote:
>>
>> 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
>>
>
> That certainly makes a lot of sense, also to avoid potential name clashes.
>
> Can it be added automatically to the artefacts, i.e. without requiring
> that the "id" be changed?

That's a separate issue, please start a new e-mail thread.

> Gilles
>
>
>> 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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