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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Sling Artifacts from incubator repository
Date Fri, 12 Jun 2009 17:36:53 GMT
Here's the policy change:
http://markmail.org/message/kxt57735rl3gxbsx

-- dims

On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 8:44 AM, Felix Meschberger<fmeschbe@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Simon Kitching schrieb:
>> Felix Meschberger wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> In the incubating Sling project we deployed the initial release to the
>>> incubator maven 2 repository instead of the central mirror as it was
>>> custom until a few months ago. Now that we use repository.a.o it would
>>> be cool and good for our users to have the artifacts available from
>>> repository.a.o, too.
>>>
>>> Would it be possible to copy those over from the incubator repository to
>>>  repository.a.o ? Do you need a JIRA or would you be able to do it as a
>>> corollary to INFRA-2081 ? [2]
>>>
>>> Thanks and Regards
>>> Felix
>>> On behalf of the Sling project
>>>
>>> [1]http://people.apache.org/repo/m2-incubating-repository/org/apache/sling
>>> [2]https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-2081
>>>
>>
>> Hmm..
>>
>> AIUI, incubator projects are not allowed to make "releases"; by
>> definition they are not yet official apache projects and may not have IP
>> clearance, etc.
>>
>> Pushing stuff to a special "incubator repository" sounds reasonable, as
>> people should know what they are doing if they pull artifacts from there.
>>
>> But is it really allowed for incubator projects to publish to
>> "repository.a.o"? See the "Podling Constraints" section here:
>>   http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html
>
> Correct as per the thread in [1] it was decided, that poddlings may
> publish to the official repository. Not that consensus was reached. But
> there was a majority in accepting that change and Jukka ultimately said
> he implemented it ...
>
> So, on these grounds Sling has already deployed its second release to
> central and is now a proud client of repository.a.o. We just ask to
> replicate the former release still in the incubator repository to be
> moved/copied over to repository.a.o and ultimately central.
>
> Regards
> Felix
>
> [1] http://www.mail-archive.com/general@incubator.apache.org/msg18871.html
>



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