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From Albert Kurucz <>
Subject Re: a cleaned up central repository? (was: Maven Central Repository - Cleanup Efforts)
Date Thu, 01 Oct 2009 21:24:17 GMT
Wayne, Who paid Linus to create version 1.0 of the Linux Kernel?
If somebody can create a Maven repo crawler as a hobby project, then
somebody will.
The first Cert List will probably be just the result of some simple
tests, not much.
But many will follow. We will have to protect somehow our bandwidth very soon!

On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 4:08 PM, Wayne Fay <> wrote:
>> I have proposed in the original thread a solution, based on multiple
>> index files, which index files would represent the output of CAs. If I
>> configure in my Maven settings file (by URL) which index file I want
>> to use, my Maven should be blind to any other artifacts on the repo.
>> Allowing AND and OR operations on this cert lists would be a bonus.
> Who exactly is setting up, managing, and paying for the ongoing
> operation of these CAs? You didn't address this in the original
> thread, and right now I'm not aware of any existing organizations that
> would fill this void. Especially not for free.
> Without address that aspect, the rest of the discussion is not worth much IMO.
> Wayne
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