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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <di...@webweaving.org>
Subject Re: Developer Repository
Date Mon, 19 Jan 2004 20:53:43 GMT


On Mon, 19 Jan 2004, Mark R. Diggory wrote:

> www.apache.org/dist is primarily for mirroring Apache certified
> releases, and the maven repository contains snapshots and daily builds
> primarily for Developers (plus releases).

Then somehow these need to be split.

> It would seem more logical given this reguard to actually have the
> repository outside of dist in a separate directory like
> http://www.apache.org/repository and have this be separately mirrored by
> ibiblio for the canonical maven repository and others who want it.

Why not have it mirroed by -anyone- and make the system so that you always
go to the nearest location; no cannonical nothing.

> Now that I see it, this is placing alot of developer content that may
> change more often than that of the official releases into the apache
> mirrors. I suspect the mirror folks, and mirrors themselves may be
> adverse to this?

use metadata.

Dw

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