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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Scope/Phasing
Date Sat, 08 Nov 2003 10:23:24 GMT

Jason van Zyl wrote:

> On Fri, 2003-11-07 at 17:21, Stephen McConnell wrote:
>>Jason van Zyl wrote:
>>>On Fri, 2003-11-07 at 15:38, Stephen McConnell wrote:
> I just snipped the whole thing because I think that discussion is
> heading in the wrong direction and we could go on ad nauseum vis-a-vis
> containers and MDA.
> I think that Nick's idea for a simple set of requirements would be a
> good start and I think they are simple. As I said I will take a stab at
> a proposal this weekend and it will be very short and simple not much
> different than what has been discussed. I hope that others do the same
> so that we can compare.
> Maven's POM is irrelavent; Component deployment and an applications use
> of a repository are irrelavent; Searching is irrevlant. This with
> respect to the task this group has been charged with. All these things
> are above and beyond what is required here which is essentially easy
> access to versioned artifacts. It's really not that much more than that.
> Sophisticated systems that are reliable are built upon simplicity not
> complexity
> Someone should be able to look at one page and in five mintues
> understand everything that the repository should be.
> I will follow Nick's lead and draft a response to the request for goals
> and requirements.
> It's not that complicated and these discussions shouldn't go on and on
> and on into a 2000 word discourse on the all singing, all dancing
> repository.

Exactly. +1 all the way

Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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