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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [policy] incubating projects and maven repositories v1.0
Date Wed, 30 Aug 2006 16:58:14 GMT
I guess, you need to read more emails on this list :) For example see [1]

thanks,
dims

[1] http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=incubator-general&m=115440663222532&w=2


On 8/30/06, Dan Diephouse <dan@envoisolutions.com> wrote:
> Why?
>
> Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> > If it comes to a VOTE, i'd vote -1 on automatic syncing of incubator
> > artifacts to maven central repo.
> >
> > -- dims
> >
> > On 8/30/06, Dan Diephouse <dan@envoisolutions.com> wrote:
> >> Jason van Zyl wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > It looks like people objected to creating another mailing list for
> >> > policy so I just used [policy] as Robert did in a previous message.
> >> >
> >> > Henri has setup Maven repositories for the incubator and there is a
> >> > document which is an attempt to describe the current setup here:
> >> >
> >> > http://www.apache.org/dev/repository-faq.html
> >> >
> >> > I think that everyone agrees that a separate repository for incubating
> >> > projects is a good idea as
> >> >
> >> > 1) you can clearly see what incubator artifacts have been created
> >> > 2) we can perform analysis and create reports for incubator artifacts
> >> > easily (using Archiva, the maven repository manager)
> >> > 3) separating the administration duties of the incubator repository is
> >> > a good idea I think. This might involve a different instance of
> >> > Archiva and/or different people looking after the respective
> >> repositories
> >> >
> >> > I haven't looked at all the projects using Maven in the incubator but
> >> > cxf, the one I'm most involved with, looks like its settling on
> >> > versions like:
> >> >
> >> > 2.0-incubator-SNAPSHOT
> >> >
> >> > So the repository is clearly separated, and from a dependency element
> >> > in a Maven POM you can clearly see it's an incubator version.
> >> >
> >> > There was discussion that incubator repository would not be sync'd to
> >> > the central repository but I don't really see much point in this. A
> >> > few folks with incubating projects have voiced concerns that they
> >> > don't want to see their projects be taken out of circulation in the
> >> > central repository because they are incubating. If each and every
> >> > incubating project has a version for each artifact like that above
> >> > then it will be fairly clear that it's from the incubator. Moreso then
> >> > if you just had a repository definition pointing at the incubator
> >> > repository.
> >> >
> >> > Also someone may make an repository request to place an incubator
> >> > artifact in the central repository and at this point a policy mandated
> >> > here would conflict with someone's right to redistribute artifacts
> >> > created in the incubator. I don't really want to get into the business
> >> > of policing repository requests. I think it is in the best interests
> >> > of the  incubating projects to have the incubator repository sync'd to
> >> > Maven's central repository. The source of artifacts for incubating
> >> > projects is clear from the version so I don't think there will be any
> >> > confusion by consumers of these artifacts and as such I don't really
> >> > see any downside to allowing the sync to Maven's central repository.
> >> >
> >> > Thoughts?
> >> >
> >> > Jason van Zyl
> >> > jason@maven.org
> >>
> >> +1.
> >>
> >> - Dan
> >>
> >> --
> >> Dan Diephouse
> >> Envoi Solutions
> >> http://envoisolutions.com
> >> http://netzooid.com/blog
> >>
> >>
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> >
>
>
> --
> Dan Diephouse
> Envoi Solutions
> http://envoisolutions.com
> http://netzooid.com/blog
>
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