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From "Guillaume Nodet" <gno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: maven-repository cont.
Date Mon, 02 Jun 2008 17:19:56 GMT
Why would someone care or even see them ? Are you regularly crawling
the maven repo for new artifacts ?
We don't have to be ashamed if a podling does not graduate, so I don't
think we have to try erasing the memory of this podling.
A non graduated podling could still be revived at a later time or
being forked outside of the ASF.

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 6:21 PM, James Carman <james@carmanconsulting.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 12:17 PM, Brian E. Fox <brianf@reply.infinity.nu> wrote:
>>>Part of the Incubation process is to ensure that there is sufficient
>>>community to maintain the code after incubation.
>>
>>
>>>It seems a bad idea to allow artefacts into the main repository where
>>>they can become dependencies unless there is some chance that they
>>>will be maintained.
>>
>> This is an argument for saying that TLP Apache projects can't depend on
>> incubator artifacts then. Otherwise those projects suddenly don't work
>> because a dependency disappeared.
>>
>> I personally don't think this should be the case. If they are released
>> and someone wants to use them, then they should go into central where
>> they live forever like everything else. Just because the community goes
>> away does not mean the artifact should disappear too.
>>
>
> But, doesn't that somewhat hurt the Apache name if we have a bunch of
> orphaned projects sitting out there in limbo with our name on it?
>
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Cheers,
Guillaume Nodet
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