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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Incubator Maven repo [WAS Re: [VOTE] [POLICY] Allow extra release distribution channels like the central Maven repository]
Date Wed, 17 Sep 2008 18:39:05 GMT
Ah! i was just waiting for this response :)

" I don't see any patches yet to help out"

-- dims

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 2:36 PM, Brian E. Fox <brianf@reply.infinity.nu> wrote:
>
>>Maven is *too* transparent in what it does: it hides the disclaimer,
>>preventing the POLICY of ensuring that users are explicitly aware of
> and
>>agree to use of Incubator artifacts.
>
> Maven doesn't *hide* anything, it simply makes requests via http. You
> can use your browser to pull stuff from Central, does that mean FF
> "hides" things?
>
>>If the Maven PMC would get off its collective arse and enforce artifact
>>signing, we could put this issue to bed, since users would have to
> approve
>>the signing keys.
>
> Seriously, the Maven bashing is getting old. It's open source and I
> don't see any patches yet to help out. It's not like we don't do
> anything, and as was already pointed out in this thread, work has been
> started in several areas to make this happen.
>
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