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From Stephen McConnell <mcconn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Comments on URI Syntax
Date Sun, 09 Nov 2003 23:58:09 GMT


Tim Anderson wrote:

>>From: dion@multitask.com.au [mailto:dion@multitask.com.au]
>>
>>    
>>
>>>>From the requirements at
>>>http://nagoya.apache.org/wiki/apachewiki.cgi?ASFRepository/Requirements:
>>>"ASF Repository shall ... allow browsing and downloading of artifacts by
>>>humans via normal
>>>web browser".
>>>Requiring a version to be part of the artifact file name when the
>>>      
>>>
>>artifact
>>    
>>
>>>is only useful
>>>to end users (e.g README), reduces clarity.
>>>      
>>>
>>But it does increase usability sometimes.
>>
>>README for which version?
>>    
>>
>
>An example:
>   http://repo.apache.org/apache/commons-dbcp/1.1/README
>
>The README is for version 1.1 of commons-dbcp.
>

By implication - the README is not an artifact but a feature of a version.
Is that a reasonable conclusion?
Stephen.

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Stephen J. McConnell
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