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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [proposal] repository URI format
Date Sat, 08 Mar 2003 17:42:22 GMT
The best way to go nowhere is to become mired in details.  I'll get the 
basic thing working and then we can discuss the details via patches.

I'm 70% through the packagedirectory part.


>Again - sorry :-)
>You're right - having some descriptors ( in some locations that can
>be guessed somehow - follow some patterns, etc ) is absolutely needed.
>And a download tool should deal with the various kinds of descriptors
>used by different sites and repositories. ( for mirror lists, redirects,
>dependencies, etc ).
>But the point of the list is to figure out a consistent way to organize
>our jars - we already have "every project follow his own layout". 
>It seems the mirroring proposal worked - and many projects were able to
>follow that layout.
>Right now I am thinking the best idea would be to just add a jars/ in
>the current layout. Not sure who "owns" the mirroring document and 
>how open it is to changes.

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