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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: On incubating releases
Date Sun, 28 Sep 2008 00:17:07 GMT
Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> 
> Exactly why in previous discussions i already asked..."Can the maven
> folks provide another way to do this?" (not showing disclaimers
> necessarily, something that the user has to do one time works too.
> Example: apt-get and keys)

WHY do you keep conflating the idea of presenting disclaimers to the
end users with ensuring that the *developers* shipping a *product* should
understand how fragile their incubator dependencies are?

If the incubator dependency goes *poof*, it's that developer who is going
to have to reimplement or replace the missing component.

The user isn't part of this equation and wouldn't understand w.t.f. was
going on in the first place.

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