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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Questions about www.geronimoplugins.com site
Date Tue, 02 May 2006 14:18:45 GMT
+1 to "I do not think we should make the geronimoplugins site the
default and we need an ASF option as the default."

On 5/2/06, Matt Hogstrom <matt@hogstrom.org> wrote:
> I agree that in principle its different with the following exceptions.
>
> * IBiblio is maintained by a staff of engineers at Chapel Hill.  I believe their availability
> requirements and staffing are an order of magnitude above what is currently available
for the
> Geronimo Plugins Site.
>
> * We do not point to IBiblio for a running server, we use it to build the server.  I
think there is
> a different constituency of people that would be depending on availability.
>
> * IBiblio is a mirror of other content sites so if it is down there are other places
to get the
> information contained on their site.
>
> Again, I'm in favor of the plugin concept and Aaron has brought it to life.  I also think
the
> www.geronimoplugins.com is a great way to distribute a variety of material that is non-ASF
licensed.
>   However, from a project perspective I think we should make the default
> http://geronimo.apache.org/plugins and have the www.geronimoplugins.com as an alternate
site in the
> dropdown list along with any other sites that people choose to put up.
>
> I do not think we should make the geronimoplugins site the default and we need an ASF
option as the
> default.
>
> Matt
>
> David Jencks wrote:
> > I haven't looked in detail at the current plugin site, but I don't see
> > how it is different in principle to the primary maven repo at ibiblio,
> > which is certainly not on apache hardware, as it distributes oodles of
> > non-asl compatible stuff.  Just as there is an apache maven repo that
> > gets synched to the ibiblio one, I have no problem with an apache
> > geronimo plugin repo that is synched to a more inclusive one.
> >
> > Is the plugin site essentially a maven 2 repo with specialized content?
> > I would hope that we have a maven (2) plugin to install plugins into a
> > server, so the process of building the server for your application can
> > be somewhat integrated into your build process.
> >
> > thanks
> > david jencks
> >
> > On Apr 30, 2006, at 10:32 PM, John Sisson wrote:
> >
> >> I noticed that the 1.1 console has the www.geronimoplugins.com site as
> >> a default value for the URL in the "Import/Export Configurations"
> >> page.  This was introduced in
> >> http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?rev=394605&view=rev .
> >>
> >> I have a few questions:
> >>
> >> Was the plugin concept, site etc. discussed on the dev list?  I
> >> haven't been able to find much at all.
> >> Where is this site currently hosted?
> >> Will it be an ASF hosted site before the 1.1 release goes out?
> >> Where is the source for the site?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> John
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> >
>


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