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From Jason van Zyl <ja...@maven.org>
Subject Re: [RESULT] [VOTE] [POLICY] Allow extra release distribution channels like the central Maven repository
Date Sat, 04 Oct 2008 13:05:12 GMT
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On 4-Oct-08, at 8:31 AM, Gilles Scokart wrote:

> 2008/10/3 Jason van Zyl <jason@maven.org>:
>>
>> On 2-Oct-08, at 9:19 PM, Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>>
>>> Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
>>>
>>>> Better a bad decision than no decision, otherwise, soon, nobody  
>>>> will
>>>> vote anymore...
>>>
>>> Not really.  Consider that there appears to be a clear consensus  
>>> that if
>>> Maven were to fix the download situation, requiring that users  
>>> approve the
>>> user of Incubator artifacts, rather than transparently use them,  
>>> many of
>>> the -1 would be +1.
>>>
>>
>> That's unlikely to happen. We're not going to be implementing policy
>> enforcement for you.
>>
>> Our opinion is forming in the Maven PMC that we will not enforce  
>> third party
>> policy but will adhere to the legal distribution rights set forth  
>> by the
>> license. All PMC members who have voiced an opinion thus far have  
>> this
>> opinion,
>
> Where does this dicussion took places?  Is there a thread we can read?
>
>
>
>
>> but we are scheduling a call for next week and we will have a
>> decision and stated policy shortly. We will keep you posted when we  
>> reach a
>> decision.
>>
>>> It appears that the Maven community is finally getting a clue, and  
>>> we can
>>> hope for a resolution, perhaps 6 months out or less if they don't  
>>> falter.
>>>
>>>       --- Noel
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Jason
>>
>> ----------------------------------------------------------
>> Jason van Zyl
>> Founder,  Apache Maven
>> jason at sonatype dot com
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>>
>> A man enjoys his work when he understands the whole and when he
>> is responsible for the quality of the whole
>>
>> -- Christopher Alexander, A Pattern Language
>>
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>
>
>
> -- 
> Gilles Scokart
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Thanks,

Jason

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Jason van Zyl
Founder,  Apache Maven
jason at sonatype dot com
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