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From "Justin Erenkrantz" <jus...@erenkrantz.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] [POLICY] Allow extra release distribution channels like the central Maven repository
Date Tue, 16 Sep 2008 19:03:58 GMT
On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 11:13 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
> Craig L Russell wrote:
>>
>> -1
>>
>> I believe that allowing incubating releases to be treated as full Apache
>> releases diminishes the Apache brand and makes incubation disclaimers moot.
>>
>> With Maven, it is too easy to depend on a release with transitive
>> dependencies on incubating releases without even knowing it. When the
>> incubating release subsequently is abandoned, blame will be cast widely,
>> including Apache itself.
>>
>> Considering that dependencies on incubating releases can be resolved by
>> explicitly adding an incubating Maven repository into your settings, I don't
>> think that wide, mirrored, distribution is warranted.
>>
>> Craig
>
> -1 too, for the same reasons.

-1.  Craig pointed out my objections as well.  -- justin

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