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From Donald Woods <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Geronimo 2.1 samples
Date Tue, 11 Mar 2008 22:07:29 GMT
+1 to removing zips from the Wiki.  Users can use a svn client or browse 
the repo to see the source.  Lets reduce our release overhead here....


Joe Bohn wrote:
> Joe Bohn wrote:
>> 3) Managing sample source.  IMO the only place we should maintain 
>> source for the samples is in svn.  I think Jarek managed to update all 
>> of the sample doc with references to the svn repo for each sample but 
>> I think there might be a place or two where we include a zip of the 
>> source in the wiki in addition to the SVN reference (at least I recall 
>> seeing some not too long ago).  I plan to hunt them out and remove 
>> those attachments where they are already checked into svn.
> I deleted one reference to a sample source zip file in the wiki 
> (ldap-sample-app) and then thought I should check into this a little 
> more. :-)   I spoke with Hernan and he indicated that we should have the 
> zip files so that a user can download the source without having to 
> install SVN.  I can see the value in this but it is difficult to maintain.
> One option would be to create a zip per sample in the maven build and 
> release them as additional artifacts along with the sample plugins, 
> jars, ears, wars, etc...  We could then reference the mirror locations 
> of these zip files in the wiki pages.
> One other thing ... the zip file for the ldap sample seemed to contain 
> more than just the source - it also included docs, javadoc, even copies 
> of the wiki content.  The jms-mdb-sample has similar contents.  Does 
> anybody know how/why all of this is included in the zip and if it is 
> essential?
> Joe

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