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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject Re: ASF repository URI syntax
Date Sun, 02 Mar 2003 12:39:39 GMT
Nick Chalko <nick@chalko.com> wrote on 02/03/2003 05:56:32 AM:

> dion@multitask.com.au wrote:
> > Nick,
> > 
> > can you explain why there is a need for a subproject and not a 
> > sub-subproject etc?
> Good question. 
> This also releates to "what is a project" .  Jakarta , avalon,  turbine. 

>  poi, poi-contrib. 
> On the one hand we could allow  unlimited subprojects.   specify that 
> projects must start with a letter, and version must start with a number.
> Or the other aproach is only one level of projects then you have
> jakarta-avalon-fulcrum.
> This is a namespace problem, how do we avoid naming collitions at Apache
>  I suppose we could say that  a  "project"="cvs module" 
In the interest of a URI that's not going to change too much, cvs module 
is as fragile as subproject in my experience, and whilst a good idea, 
still leaves the URI too fragile for my liking.

> My preference would be for /project/[subproject/..]/version/artifact.
Version being in the directory I've already mentioned.

dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
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