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From Jason van Zyl <jvan...@maven.org>
Subject Re: [Possible Incubation] Apache Repo
Date Sun, 09 Nov 2003 04:26:26 GMT
On Sat, 2003-11-08 at 23:18, Stephen McConnell wrote:
> Jason van Zyl wrote:

> >I have challenged you to give me a scenerio that I can't satisfy with
> >something like the current Maven repository. Instead you drone on ad
> >nauseum about the theoretical. Let's have a concrete example.
> >
> 
> Jason:
> 
> Look around you - take a look at things you involved with.  I've already 
> provided you with examples where the simplistic http over a maven style 
> file system layout breaks.  

Which one's were those so we can record them here?

> You have already provided me with the 
> details of workarounds that the Maven platform incorporates to address 
> these inefficiencies.  There is a bigger picture.  That picture is based 
> on the collection of the requirements from repository-enabled 
> applications - a set of requirements that you seem determined to reject.

It's a set of requirements I embrace. I too wish to write applications
that use a repository but I don't believe it's any more complicated that
a file-based repository accessible via http. I have yet to see a
concrete example from you that shows otherwise.

-- 
jvz.

Jason van Zyl
jason@zenplex.com
http://tambora.zenplex.org

In short, man creates for himself a new religion of a rational
and technical order to justify his work and to be justified in it.
  
  -- Jacques Ellul, The Technological Society


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