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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Question about jar files in svn.
Date Mon, 23 Dec 2013 05:50:02 GMT
Marvin Humphrey wrote:
> Greg Trasuk wrote:
> >
> > Thanks everyone for the input.  To summarize, it appears that the consensus
> > argument is:
> >
> > - Jar files are not prohibited by policy in project repositories (svn),
> >   although they may not make a lot of sense.
> > - Source distributions must not distribute executable code in binary form.
> >   i.e. Don’t ship dependency jars in the source archive.  However it may be
> >   acceptable to include things like jar files that are processed during
> >   testing (sample archives, for instance).
> > - The project repositories are not generally considered “distributions”, but
> >   we need to be a little careful to avoid users’ confusion on this point.

Regarding that last part, i reckon that is about: only referring
the development community to the development resources and not
instructing users to do that.

-David

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