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From "Mark Hobson" <markhob...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RANT] This Maven thing is killing us....
Date Wed, 05 Jul 2006 16:24:06 GMT
On 05/07/06, Arik Kfir <arikkfir@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> A while back I suggested that the Maven team delegate some of the
> reponsibility of maintaining the ibiblio repo to volunteers (as in the linux
> equivalent, as Jerome has noted earlier in the thread). Each such voluteer
> can maintain a specific area in the repo; so, someone who uses hibernate
> frequently can maintain its poms, until the hibernate team agrees to do it
> for us.
>
> The idea was generally accepted by brett, with a slight modification that
> volunteers go through a screening process, just like normal commit access is
> provisioned (someone who submits enough pom patches will slowly be given
> commit access to ibiblio).
>
> for more info, see
> http://www.nabble.com/critique-of-maven-2.0.2-tf1052845.html#a2738495
>
> perhaps it is time to move this forward?

Definitely +1 to seeing the ibiblio repostory devolving responsibility
to smaller, more managable, repositories - ideally maintained by
developers closer to the hosted projects.

Mark

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