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From Ian Dickinson <>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (JENA-36) can be a surprise
Date Mon, 24 Oct 2011 08:42:11 GMT
On 24/10/11 07:25, Paolo Castagna wrote:
> Ian Dickinson (Commented) (JIRA) wrote:
>> Ian Dickinson commented on JENA-36: 
>> -----------------------------------
>>> We should probably remove the build.xml file. Any reason not to
>>> do so?
>> Has there been a decision not to support builds other than using
>> Maven? I use Maven quite happily, but I realise that not all of the
>> rest of the world does! I would suggest that dropping non-Maven
>> builds - a decision which may affect some current Jena users -
>> should be at least ratified by a vote (unless there has already
>> been one and I've forgotten it)
> Hi Ian, hi all, I don't know if there are good reasons to have an Ant
> build.xml for Jena, if there are, please, share them with me and the
> others.
I'm just pointing out that for something that has a direct effect on
existing end-users, we should ratify the decision by a vote rather than
make it by default. It would also give an opportunity for users who care
about keeping an ant build script to volunteer to maintain it.


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