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From Dave Brondsema <d...@brondsema.net>
Subject Re: [Proposal] policy about versions of supporting jars
Date Sun, 01 Aug 2004 20:42:24 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> It would be preferable if we do not need to wait for
> official releases of supporting jar archives.
> 
> For example, Cocoon has a lot of bug fixes and improvements,
> but it takes them ages to make an official release.
> (yeah, us too :-) There is also a big one fixed at Xalan
> which affects us (FOR-238).
> 
> If we do this, then we need to clearly mark the jar name
> to match an exact SVN|CVS snapshot, e.g. GMT timestamp,
> or svn revision number, or both.
> 
> So, does anybody have a problem with using unreleased
> versions of our supporting products?
> 

No problems from me; and I think SVN revision number would be better 
than a timestamp if possible.

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