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From "Noel J. Bergman" <n...@devtech.com>
Subject RE: maven-repository cont.
Date Mon, 02 Jun 2008 03:33:55 GMT
Bernd Fondermann wrote:

> >  "While incubation status is not necessarily a reflection of the
> >   completeness or stability of the code, it does indicate that
> >   the project has yet to be fully endorsed by the ASF."

> Let's say, the Incubator publishes a release 'foo-incubating-0.9-src.zip'
of
> podling 'foo'. Say, the released code is stable and has everything we
would
> want from a release. Later, the project gets cancelled while in
incubation,
> for diversity reasons, lack of interest, whatever. So we have (a) a
regular
> release of (b) a failed incubating project.  The _release_ refers to the
> released code, while the podling failed, which the _disclaimer_ is good
for.

Simply put: Maven circumvents the disclaimer.  Users never see it, may never
be aware that they have such dependencies.  We're trying to address that
problem.

	--- Noel



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