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From Brett Porter <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Making Policy decisions on artifacts and how they look.
Date Tue, 12 Dec 2006 21:33:31 GMT
Joshua,

I think we'd all agree with these concerns, but the aim of  
'repository-land' is to try and curb both of those behaviours.

- Brett

On 13/12/2006, at 8:28 AM, Joshua Slive wrote:

> On 12/12/06, Steve Loughran <steve.loughran@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 12/12/06, Joshua Slive <joshua@slive.ca> wrote:
>>
>> >
>> > Having said that, I've always been rather freaked out by the  
>> goings-on
>> > in repository-land.
>>
>> How so?
>
> 1. Total lack of control on what goes in and out.
>
> 2. Tying project builds to existence of specific internet resources --
> and even worse if they are apache.org resources.
>
> But I admit that I don't follow any of it very closely.  What mainly
> gets me is when some change on some server someplace causes people to
> come screaming "you broke my build".  Having changes on someone else's
> server break builds of software on your computer just seems like way
> too fragile of an ecosystem to me.
>
> Joshua.

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