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From Andy Seaborne <>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (JENA-36) can be a surprise
Date Fri, 28 Oct 2011 11:22:47 GMT
On 24/10/11 09:42, Ian Dickinson wrote:
> 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.
> Ian


Is someone going to call the vote then?!  Or at least start a clearly 
signalled discussion?


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