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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Killing the incubator m2 repository
Date Thu, 15 Mar 2007 16:57:37 GMT
Jukka,

I asked exactly the same question:
http://www.mail-archive.com/general@incubator.apache.org/msg09832.html

And the answer:
http://www.mail-archive.com/general@incubator.apache.org/msg09864.html

-- dims

On 3/15/07, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 3/15/07, Daniel Kulp <daniel.kulp@iona.com> wrote:
> > 5) Having them separate from central really only annoys those who
> > actually want to use the official apache versions.   For my customers, I
> > could easily create a com.dankulp:orb:1.0 pom that just depends on yoko
> > from the incubator repository.  That can be put in central and my
> > customers can depend on that and not even know they are getting the
> > stuff from incubator.    They would still be using the actual apache
> > incubator jars, but they wouldn't have to know about it.
>
> On 3/15/07, Davanum Srinivas <davanum@gmail.com> wrote:
> > #5) I really hope you don't do this :)
>
> If I'm writing (outside the ASF) an application or a library that
> depends on a release artifact from an incubating Apache project, then
> I would be doing exactly that. If I'm happy with the artifact as a
> dependency, then why should I need to make my downstream users
> explicitly care about Apache's internal policies regarding incubating
> projects?
>
> Do we have some stated policy that if an external project depends on
> incubating releases, then they need to make their downstream users
> explicitly aware of that? IMHO the only requirements we place on
> external uses should be those of the ASLv2.
>
> BR,
>
> Jukka Zitting
>
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