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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Maven pom, groupId and version for incubating projects
Date Wed, 13 Dec 2006 14:14:17 GMT
As long as it makes some sense in english am ok :) hopefully noone
will i18n-ize the name of the file :)

-- dims

On 11/16/06, Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@sun.com> wrote:
> Hi Jason,
>
> On Nov 15, 2006, at 10:55 PM, Jason van Zyl wrote:
>
> >
> > On 15 Nov 06, at 8:34 PM 15 Nov 06, Craig L Russell 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.
> >>
> >
> > Make up what you like, it's really only important that they all be
> > done the same way.
>
> I hate to be querulous, but why is it important that all be done the
> same way? "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds" --
> Emerson.
>
> What makes this consistency an important, wise, or necessary one?
>
> Craig
> >
> > Jason.
> >
> >> 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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> >>
> >> Craig Russell
> >> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/
> >> jdo
> >> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
> >> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
> >>
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> Craig Russell
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> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
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>
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