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From John Sisson <jrsis...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GroupId for DayTrader needed.
Date Wed, 19 Jul 2006 06:31:07 GMT
Man, you have some serious windows scars or you need to ease off on the 
coffee :-)

John

Jason Dillon wrote:
> Um... blah... lets go back 10 years and give everything 8.3 names with 
> mad cryptic names in one directory with a slew of meaning-deficient 3 
> letter suffixes to tell stuff apart.
>
> Oh... no... wait, lets create a long file name obfuscation system 
> using ~[0-9] suffixes on truncated filenames... ya that will be better.
>
> Or lets just number all files 1-1000000
>
> Or how about we generate secure randoms for each file name?
>
> or... how about lets just put everything into one big sparse file...
>
> Or we could have a post processor that takes a normal assembly + 
> config and then truncates everything and adds a metadata descriptor 
> for resolution.
>
> No, thats is too much... lets just use one big sparse file... though 
> secure random file names is starting to grow on me.
>
> :-P
>
> --jason
>
>
> On Jul 18, 2006, at 9:01 PM, John Sisson wrote:
>
>> I have already run into problems with path lengths in the 1.1 branch 
>> with daytrader now we have moved to 1.1.1-SNAPSHOT.  See 
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DAYTRADER-6
>>
>> Considering the number of developers (and possibly future developers) 
>> on the windows platform, we should ensure it works.  Even if it means 
>> we have to shorten the names.  The groupid and artifactIds are just 
>> identifiers, you can have nice long descriptions in the pom files if 
>> you like :-)
>>
>> John
>>
>> Jason Dillon wrote:
>>> I think the 'samples' bit is not really necessary here.
>>>
>>> The groupId is just to organize artifacts in the repo.  It does not 
>>> (and should not) represent the full logical structure or package 
>>> hierarchy of the application/component.
>>>
>>> But, I also don't think that it makes sense to artificially shorten 
>>> either just to hack around platform specific issues either.
>>>
>>> --jason
>>>
>>>
>>> On Jul 18, 2006, at 12:09 PM, Jeff Genender wrote:
>>>
>>>> I am a big fan of org.apache.geronimo.samples.daytrader.  But...are we
>>>> leading ourselves down the path of a Windows dir size too big 
>>>> nightmare?
>>>>
>>>> Jeff
>>>>
>>>> Jason Dillon wrote:
>>>>> Why not give it is own:
>>>>>
>>>>>     org.apache.geronimo.daytrader
>>>>>
>>>>> --jason
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Jul 18, 2006, at 11:59 AM, Prasad Kashyap wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> The DayTrader project needs a consistent groupId for all it's
>>>>>> artifacts. Currently, some of it's artifacts are under the 
>>>>>> "geronimo"
>>>>>> groupid while others are under the "org.apache.geronimo" groupid.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I discussed this with Matt and we decided to pose this Q to the
>>>>>> community. One option is to have a groupId called
>>>>>> "org.apache.geronimo.samples" which will be home to daytrader
>>>>>> artifacts, other samples we currently have and ones to come.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> One other thing to consider is the very long artifactId name of some
>>>>>> of daytrader's artifacts. An example is something like
>>>>>> daytrader-derby-jetty-streamer. When this is coupled with an equally
>>>>>> long groupId name, we'll be close to hitting the path limit on
>>>>>> windows.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>> Prasad
>>>
>>>
>>
>
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