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From "Adam R. B. Jack" <aj...@trysybase.com>
Subject Re: ArtifactType
Date Fri, 09 Jul 2004 17:33:47 GMT
Usage usage usage. We need to start using this stuff (so we get incented to
wire in the MD5 stuff, and so forth).

regards

Adam
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Markus M. May" <mmay@gmx.net>
To: "Depot Development" <depot-dev@incubator.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, July 09, 2004 10:16 AM
Subject: Re: ArtifactType


> Hmm, well.
> what do you think should be our next steps? I am not a big writer, so i am
> not really a big fan of writing documentation :-)
> also the security stuff is nice, but i guess that there are other issues
> scratching right now, right?
>
> >
> > > Hello,
> > > since my project at work is pretty much live now, i hope that i can
> > > spend more time now on depot.
> > > right now i have a question concerning the artifactType. There are
some
> > > :TODO: tags in this. What was the main intend for this class? Should
we
> > > change this?
> >
> > Depot has a concept of namespaces (QName stolen from the WS folks) which
> > basically allows a name within a URI, identified by a prefix. This is
used
> > in a bunch of places when a name alone isn't unique. For example say we
> > wants the 'depot jars' or the 'depot source' we'd want to have
jars:depot
> > or
> > source:depot both with the name 'depot'.
> >
> > The main intention of this class is to define a few types (as
namespaces),
> > for jar or docs or source or ... (hence the todos). Right now we are
> > trying
> > to get off the ground with jars.
> >
> > I'd leave the TODOs but I'd not worry about it too much.
> >
> > regards
> >
> > Adam
> >
>


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