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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL][VOTE] Subversion
Date Tue, 10 Nov 2009 19:30:15 GMT
On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 14:23, Garrett Rooney
<> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 11:29 AM, Jochen Wiedmann
> <> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 3:59 PM, C. Michael Pilato <> wrote:
>>> Subversion client and server that doesn't use a DAV layer at all.  The
>>> Subversion community has never released binaries -- ever -- not do we plan
>>> to.
>> That would a completely new philosophy for an Apache project, which always aimed
>> very heavily on distributions. It might either enforce to look at
>> legal aspects in a
>> different view - or lead to changing your philosophy. :-) Personally,
>> I don't see any
>> reason why things like creation of Windows binaries should be left to
>> outsiders. (Apart
>> from CollabNets business interests, which I wouldn't like to count.)
> Umm, how is it a "completely new philosophy for an Apache project"?
> There are a number of Apache projects that ship source without
> official binaries.  APR and the Apache HTTPD server are two prime
> examples.
> Don't assume that the way the projects you're familiar with are run is
> the only way to run ASF projects.

Maybe it is the difference between shipping .jar files and (say)
Windows executables? I can easily see a misunderstanding there ("why
ship just .java files? why not a .jar?")


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