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From Gilles <gil...@harfang.homelinux.org>
Subject Re: [ALL] Dist layout change to per version directories
Date Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:59:40 GMT
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?

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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