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From "Thomas Müller" <thomas.muel...@day.com>
Subject Re: Bad OOTB experience with 1.4
Date Fri, 09 May 2008 06:59:35 GMT

I fully agree with Carsten. We have already discussed this, see

Until Sling is released, what about if we create a .zip file (instead
of the .war file) that includes the current .war file and the
jcr-api.jar, and a readme.txt and readme.html that contains the
documentation how to install and run it?


On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 8:32 PM, Carsten Ziegeler <cziegeler@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> while trying to explain how to get started with Jackrabbit I "emulated" a
> dumb user (well it wasn't that difficult..), going to jackrabbit.apache.org
> and trying to download jackrabbit and get it running.
> There is the small "download" link on the right side which brings you to a
> long list of stuff; ok, looking carefully you find the webapp, download it,
> deploy it and voila nothing works. Fortunately there is a nice error message
> explaining that the jcr api is missing. Well, where do I find this? It's not
> on the download page and even the faq is not mentioning this problem. It
> took me a lot of clicks until I still didn't find it (still in dumb mode).
> So I gave up...
> I know that this has been discussed before (including the jar brings more
> problems in the long run etc). But in this case it would be nice to be
> informed in big letters on the download page, together with a download link
> to the jcr api jar.
> Just my 2cents.
> Carsten
> --
> Carsten Ziegeler
> cziegeler@apache.org

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