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From Brian Fox <bri...@sonatype.com>
Subject Re: Sling Artifacts from incubator repository
Date Sat, 13 Jun 2009 20:50:14 GMT
Hi Felix, I'll move them over.

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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