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From Brian Fox <>
Subject Re: a cleaned up central repository?
Date Fri, 02 Oct 2009 13:26:56 GMT
On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 5:57 AM, Paul Gier <> wrote:
> Why would everyone need to use both repos?  If the legacy repository is done
> correctly, the vast majority of users would never need to hit it, or even
> know about it at all.
> Note that this idea is different than creating a new clean repository.  This
> would be a new repository just for the garbage.  Most artifacts would stay
> where they are.
> Just as an example, in the jboss repo I found someone had mixed up the main
> jar with the javadoc jar.  So Maven was trying to use the javadocs on the
> classpath.  Stuff like this is unusable, and should be removed from the
> repository IMO.
Something like that likely would, but we don't control the jboss repo.

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