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From "Grant Smith" <work.gr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Tomahawk sandbox release (was Re: [ANNOUNCE] Release of Tomahawk 1.1.7)
Date Mon, 15 Sep 2008 17:51:10 GMT
Yeah, I would not remove it, that would cause people mistakenly depending on
it some pain. A note should suffice.

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 8:43 AM, Simon Kitching <skitching@apache.org>wrote:

> (redirecting from users to dev list)
>
> Gertjan van Oosten schrieb:
>
>> As quoted from Simon Kitching <skitching@apache.org>:
>>
>>
>>> By definition, sandbox projects never get released.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Huh?  What about the 1.1.6 release in
>>
>>
>> http://repo1.maven.org/maven2/org/apache/myfaces/tomahawk/tomahawk-sandbox/
>>
>>
>>
> Hmm..IMO that was a mistake in the release process for 1.1.6.
>
> What do people think: should we ask the repo people to remove it? On one
> hand, leaving it there sets wrong expectations for people who (like Gertjan)
> would expect to see later sandbox releases. On the other hand, it's been out
> there for a very long time now, and the policy is generally to not remove
> stuff from the repo.
>
> I think I would be in favour of just adding a note to the sandbox making it
> extra-clear that
> (a) the sandbox is never released
> (b) the 1.1.6 sandbox release was a mistake
>
> I suppose the alternative *is* to release sandbox along with tomahawk. But
> I don't think that is a good idea for a number of reasons.
>
> If people are happy with adding a note to the tomahawk sandbox page as
> described above then I'll do it.
>
> Regards,
> Simon
>
>


-- 
Grant Smith

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