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From "Stephen Duncan" <stephen.dun...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Maven pom, groupId and version for incubating projects
Date Thu, 16 Nov 2006 01:36:52 GMT
Good point! :)

-Stephen

On 11/15/06, Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@sun.com> wrote:
> Hate to quibble, but incubating is a gerund used as an adjective. ;-)
>
> I also think of alpha and beta as adjectives also, as in "the alpha
> version", alpha being an adjective modifying version.
>
> Bottom line, I like incubating, as it describes the release, as
> opposed to incubator which isn't very descriptive.
>
> Craig
>
> On Nov 15, 2006, at 5:22 PM, Stephen Duncan wrote:
>
> > I think incubating here is being used in noun form as a gerund... ;)
> >
> > -Stephen
> >
> > On 11/15/06, Jason van Zyl <jason@maven.org> wrote:
> >> 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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> >> >>
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>
> Craig Russell
> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
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>
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