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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject RE: Proposals
Date Sat, 08 Nov 2003 08:54:03 GMT
"Anou Manavalan" <anou_mana@hotmail.com> wrote on 08/11/2003 02:01:52 AM:

> I am not sure if my earlier mail made it to the list, I really want to 
see a 
> different view of the URI
> http://<host>/<group>/project/<type>/<id>-<version>[-<type>][.ext]
> It seems like we are inclining towards the already existing "Maven" kind 
> URI. It has already proven its existence, instead of repeating the same 
> thing, may be we should try to find a better one. How to make it more 
> friendly, better than what we have.
> As I stated earlier, most of the project names don't say what they are 
> trying to solve, and there are a lot of different projects that try to 
> almost the same problem like xerces, crimson... (we could have lot of 
> projects with new ones coming in, but they all aim to solve one specific 

> thing)  why not group them all together, make it easy for the user to go 
> one place and decide on what they want. And the user need not know the 
> project per say and all they need to know is what they want to solve.

the drive here is to create an ASF hosted and usable repo, not necessarily 
to define all repos everywhere.

dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
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