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From Maczka Michal <>
Subject RE: artifact types/extensions
Date Wed, 16 Jun 2004 07:29:24 GMT

> What I was thinking was that there is also a "derivative" 
> attribute of an
> artifact, that goes between version and extension. What do 
> people think?
> So the final specification of an identifier for an artifact would be:
> groupId
> artifactId
> version
> type
> derivative
> format

> Where derivative defaults to none and each type has one 
> default format, although
> formats are not related to type explicitly. The filename would be:
> groupId/types/artifactId-version-derivative.format
> Where -derivative is optional and version may be replaced by 
> a snapshot version.

IMO type is sufficent.

you can have types like <type>zipped-tar</type> or

But I want to propose to add to the list of depenency attributes something
like <organization> or <vendor>. 
I really think that for m2 we should add one more segment to the repository

and path should look like: ${repo_root}/


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