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From Paul McMahan <>
Subject Re: deploying snapshots of the samples to a new location in m2-snapshot-repo
Date Mon, 29 Oct 2007 18:40:12 GMT
When I mentioned "parity" between svn and the wiki I really meant to  
stress the same stuff showing both locations, which I think Jarek's  
suggestion would help achieve.    Another idea would be to build and  
deploy the samples using maven.  Then we could point the wiki page at  
the maven repo for both the compiled binary and for the  
(which is automatically created by maven).

Best wishes,

On Oct 29, 2007, at 2:12 PM, Jarek Gawor wrote:

> Binary files in wiki and source in svn? That works for me.
> Jarek
> On 10/29/07, Erik B. Craig <> wrote:
>> Prasad,
>> I have put some thought into this myself and agree with you. It  
>> would be
>> too much of a hassle for users, I think, if they have to download
>> subversion and maven along with the sample app, and THEN compile it
>> before attempting to deploy it. Probably the best thing would be  
>> to have
>> 'releases' or snapshots of the sample apps up on the wiki, along with
>> the source being in the subversion repo.
>> -Erik
>> Prasad Kashyap wrote:
>>> While a part of me seems to agree with you that we should remove the
>>> zip file from the samples' wiki pages, a greater part of me feels  
>>> that
>>> we may be forcing some our users to now get SVN.
>>> A user who just downloads and installs from a binary server will  
>>> have
>>> no need for svn. But just to get to the samples, he now has to get
>>> SVN.
>>> Then he has to get maven to play with the samples. So we are making
>>> him jump thro' many hoops just to see our prized samples.
>>> Hmm..
>>> Cheers
>>> Prasad
>>> On 10/29/07, Jarek Gawor <> wrote:
>>>> On 10/29/07, Paul McMahan <> wrote:
>>>>> One other question -- should we try to have parity between  
>>>>> what's in
>>>>> samples/trunk and what's in the samples section of the wiki?  Are
>>>>> there barriers, technical or otherwise, that make this difficult?
>>>> Yes, definitely. That was the goal for 2.0 samples at least. The  
>>>> wiki
>>>> documentation should be up to date (expect the artifact version)  
>>>> and
>>>> all the code in wiki should be in the samples svn. If anything, I
>>>> would like to remove the attached sample .zip files from the  
>>>> wiki and
>>>> instead direct the users to checkout the sample code from svn.
>>>> Also, I think we should release samples at the same time (or  
>>>> close to)
>>>> when we release Geronimo.
>>>> Jarek

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