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From "Anou Manavalan" <anou_m...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: re Group was Argrement #1? : Layout (aka URL)
Date Fri, 31 Oct 2003 15:06:30 GMT

> > >Let's try to work this one through to completion:
> > > http://<host>/<group>/<type>/<id>[-<version>].ext
> > So what should group be
> > Given Noel's concern about Top Level Project and projects moving.
> > I think that leaves us with the java package name.
> > Also to keep the listing smaller can group  be something like
> > /apache/commons/beantuils  or must it be apache-comons-beanutils.
>   http://<host>/Apache/BeanUtils/jar/<id>[-<version>].ext

Here is a different view,


I would like to see the group as completely different from the project name 
but what the user is used to, like an "XML" group, "WebServices" group, 
"Testing"....   Thoughts ?  Because sometimes, the project names don't say 
what they are actually meant to do, and even if it says they could be 
acronyms or something indirect, so having a meaningful group and then 
whatever project falls under that will be a good one for the users.

And I think version should be mandatory, since that is the killer in the 
java world.


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