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From Mark Miller <>
Subject Re: discussion about release frequency.
Date Wed, 22 Sep 2010 13:02:48 GMT
On 9/22/10 9:00 AM, Grant Ingersoll wrote:
> On Sep 22, 2010, at 8:56 AM, Mark Miller wrote:
>>> I get your reasoning, but unfortunately, because you don't understand how Maven
works you don't realize why maintaining it downstream is not an option.  Sorry.
>> Seems very doable to me. A couple dudes get together and become the
>> authority for Lucene/Solr Maven themselves. Apply to Mavens whatever
>> process, make a website, throw a party, make maven artifacts. In a short
>> time you will be known as the source of Maven artifacts for Lucene/Solr,
>> sending out our signed jars to the masses. We don't need to do it. No
>> one has said anything about the Maven process that locks us into doing it.
> Like I said, you don't get how it works.  It's obvious by the comment.

No, I looked - that works. Your too concerned with iBiblio.

>> Comparing Maven support to code features is insane IMO. We are in the
>> business of code in my opinion. Code and tagging code as a release - at
>> most putting the release on the mirrors.
> So, if the large majority of people get Lucene through Maven would you feel the same

That would be great! There would be enough people into Maven to actually
handle the support downstream!

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