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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@4quarters.com>
Subject Re: Dedicated maven repo
Date Thu, 31 Mar 2005 00:57:50 GMT

On Mar 30, 2005, at 7:29 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>
> The world isn't perfect here.  I don't like the "Well, they do it 
> too!" approach, but we can try to be proactive here, and I'm willing 
> to try the following argument if the Geronimo PMC supports it :
>
> Because we do distribute 3rd party binaries as part of our release 
> products, we would like to make the same third party binaries 
> available via maven download for our build.  We as a PMC will treat 
> additions or updates of third party binaries to the repo (which we 
> will manage) with the same oversight process that we do for releases - 
> we would do it after PMC votes.  We would setup 
> http://geronimo.apache.org/projectrepo (or some other color of the 
> bikeshed) to do this.  If this was successful, we should consider 
> talking to other PMCs to expand the effort.
>
> I'm willing to try and sell that.

Addendum  :   vote is by lazy consensus.  Update a jar, tell the dev 
list, and continue - minimizes overhead...

-- 
Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geir@gluecode.com


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