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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Questions about www.geronimoplugins.com site
Date Tue, 02 May 2006 15:15:11 GMT
Just like gump descriptors...which builds all sorts of stuff with all
sorts of licenses.

-- dims

On 5/2/06, Geir Magnusson Jr <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>
>
> Aaron Mulder wrote:
> > I have to disagree with putting up an ASF option as the default.
> >
> > Let's say there are 50 plugins produced by Apache and 70 by outsiders.
> >
> > We have a choice to make the default a repository containing 50
> > entries, or a repository containing 120 entries.  What makes sense?
>
> Here's a alternative idea...
>
> How about hosting the directory/metadata of plugins at the ASF (or even
> cooler, do something mirrored to avoid the ire of infra when Geronimo is
> ubiquitous) and just have URLs to the plugin locations...?
>
> Then that drives all plug-in authors to come and "register" them here -
> just send a message to the mail list to have it included...
>
> Then it doesn't matter - you can list plugins under all licenses
> (including proprietary) - and they are hosted where they are hosted, if
> you know what I mean.  No worries about Apache hosting things that
> aren't from the ASF, etc.
>
> geir
>


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