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From Jason van Zyl <ja...@maven.org>
Subject Re: Maven pom, groupId and version for incubating projects
Date Thu, 16 Nov 2006 01:06:16 GMT
On 12 Nov 06, at 6:17 PM 12 Nov 06, Henri Yandell wrote:

> incubating appears to be the more common - let's make incubating  
> our standard.
>

As a qualifier a noun should be used like alpha, beta, milestone. No  
one generally uses verbs in a version like incubating. Also because  
it's just the version we're using you might want 1.0-SNAPSHOT-apache- 
incubator if you want to be entirely clear.

Jason.

> Hen
>
> On 11/12/06, Stephen Duncan <stephen.duncan@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Abdera uses incubating.
>>
>> -Stephen
>>
>> On 11/11/06, Daniel Kulp <daniel.kulp@iona.com> wrote:
>> > On Saturday November 11 2006 3:51 pm, Wendy Smoak wrote:
>> > > On 11/11/06, Martijn Dashorst <martijn.dashorst@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > > > Or is it ok to do:
>> > > >
>> > > > <groupId>org.apache.wicket</groupid>
>> > > > <artifactId>wicket-parent</artifactId>
>> > > > <version>1.3-incubating-SNAPSHOT</version>
>> > >
>> > > From a Maven point of view, this one is preferable so that the  
>> groupId
>> > > and artifactId will not have to change after graduation.
>> > >
>> > > It also meets the requirement (convention?) of having  
>> "incubating" in
>> > > the artifact name.
>> >
>> > Next question:
>> >
>> > Should it be:
>> > 1.3-incubating-SNAPSHOT
>> > or:
>> > 1.3-incubator-SNAPSHOT
>> >
>> > Basically, is it supposed to be what the project is doing  
>> (incubating) or
>> > where the artifact came from (the incubator)?   Noun or verb?
>> >
>> > CXF and Tuscany are currently using incubator.   Yoko is using  
>> incubating.
>> >
>> > Does it matter?
>> >
>> > --
>> > J. Daniel Kulp
>> > Principal Engineer
>> > IONA
>> > P: 781-902-8727    C: 508-380-7194   F:781-902-8001
>> > daniel.kulp@iona.com
>> >
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