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From Peter Firmstone <j...@zeus.net.au>
Subject Re: [Vote] (RIVER-432) Jar files in svn and src distributions
Date Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:38:21 GMT
+1 Peter.

On 13/02/2014 2:09 AM, Simon IJskes - QCG wrote:
> On 12-02-14 17:00, Greg Trasuk wrote:
>>
>> OK, fair enough.  I’ll close this issue and open another one that
>> just makes sure the jars aren’t in the source distribution (that _is_
>> an Apache requirement) without adding Ivy.
>
> +1
>
>> In general, though, as we move to the build structure discussion, are
>> you OK with using dependency management.  I’m not big on putting
>> other people’s software distributions into our source repository,
>> especially if we’re going to see more dependencies as time goes on.
>
> Yes, i'm ok. Clearly we are not gaining critical mass where it comes 
> to gaining interest and new blood for much needed innovations and 
> improvements. Whe cannot let Peter do the work on his own, and the 
> longer we let Peter work in isolation, without bringing his work into 
> the main trunk, the worse we are of.
>
> So if we need to change things, i see the adoptition of popular tools 
> as a way to enlist others to work on river. Gradle i view as a bit 
> much, maven should be general knowledge nowadays. I still claim we can 
> do without it, but if we need a popular (and therefore recocnizable 
> feel) to increase the adoption, i'm all for it. The way it is going 
> right now, is an agony to most i think.
>
> Gr. Simon
>


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