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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: new forrest live site
Date Thu, 17 Jul 2003 12:46:38 GMT
If he follows through which isn't a given.  You're taking this as a single
case.  I'm thinking the next time...and the time after than...and 3 weeks
after that ;-)

Big pain.  Drives me nuts.

On 7/17/03 8:45 AM, "Tetsuya Kitahata" <tetsuya@apache.org> wrote:

> Sorry, Andy. I could not understand what drove you nuts.
> I think things will be very simple. Jeff offered us the patches for it,
> and we can accept them. So, we can build the poi website as well as
> all of the xml.apache.org sites and incubator, etc.
> For me, this seems very simple.
> Sincerely,
> -- Tetsuya (tetsuya@apache.org)
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> On Thu, 17 Jul 2003 08:35:42 -0400
> (Subject: Re: new forrest live site)
> "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoliver@apache.org> wrote:
>> Man this drives me nuts.  That¹s why I didn't want to use forrest.  Lessons
>> learned from Centipede: the more dependencies your build has the more often
>> it breaks.  $20 says they never really make it to 1.0.
>> You wonder why I constantly ask "do we need this dependency" when someone
>> tries it?  Because its a PAIN IN THE BUTT to manage dependencies.  Every
>> dependency adds a brittle link.  I like POI to stay simple and layer the
>> dependencies on top of it rather than under it.
>> -Andy
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