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From "Carlos Sanchez" <car...@apache.org>
Subject Re: email template for maven evangelism
Date Fri, 09 Jun 2006 18:05:00 GMT
The thing is that you probably need to provide the pom.xml to them. If
they are not familiar with Maven 2 they won't know what to put there
and the projects using it at apache will have better understanding.

On 6/9/06, Jorg Heymans <jheymans@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm gonna do a "mass" mailing on behalf of apache.org to the project
> maintainers of dependencies that have not released the artifacts we
> require to ibiblio.
>
> 1) any objections to this?
> 2) anything in particular i have left out or worded wrong in below
> email? I know the process is a bit more trickier sometimes (eg we could
> try and nudge them to do a release if we're depending on a revision
> snapshot) but I purposely left that out because too complicated to explain.
>
> --------------
>
> Dear maintainer of <insert project name here>,
>
> It has come to our attention that your library is currently being used
> in a maven2 context by one or more projects from the Apache Software
> Foundation.
>
> For reasons of build stability and artifact availability it is
> recommended that all library dependencies of our projects are uploaded
> to the maven2 central repository at ibiblio [2]. As you can see, many
> libraries are already represented there.
>
> At the moment, following versions of your library have not yet been
> uploaded to ibiblio:
>
> <insert list of missing versions here>
>
>
> The procedure of making your library availabe in the maven2 repository
> is quite simple and described here [3]. Should you still require
> assistance with this then the maven2 mailing list [4] should be your
> first point of contact. In the unlikely event that you do not receive
> any answers there you can always contact me directly on this email address.
>
> We would be extremely grateful if you could repeat this process of
> releasing to maven central for all future releases of your project.
>
>
> Thanks in advance for making our project builds easier to manage!
>
>
> On behalf of the Apache Software Foundation,
> <insert your name here>
>
>
> [1] http://maven.apache.org/
> [2] http://www.ibiblio.org/maven2/
> [3] http://maven.apache.org/guides/mini/guide-ibiblio-upload.html
> [4] http://maven.apache.org/mail-lists.html
>
> ---------------
>
> So far I collected following libraries (for cocoon):
>
> xReporter   r672
> nekodtd     0.1.11
> chaperon    20040205
> deli        x050330
> jfor        0.7.1
> hsqldb      1.8.0.2
>
>
> Any others I should include ?
>
>
>
> Jorg
>


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