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From Vincent Hennebert <vincent.henneb...@anyware-tech.com>
Subject Re: tar.gz versions of the artifacts [was: [VOTE] Release of Batik 1.7 (second try)]
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2008 10:42:55 GMT
Hi Cameron,

Cameron McCormack wrote:
> Christian Geisert:
<snip/>
>> A minor issue: the build.sh script doesn't have the executable bit set - 
>> I guess it would need a .tgz distribution for that.
> 
> Yeah, don’t think it’s possible for zip files to include that.  The last
> couple of releases haven’t had tgz files; is it worth creating them too?

I think so. I personally always download the tgz version when it’s 
available, as it is smaller than the zip one. And the Unix guy in me 
somehow prefers tar.gz to zip, although he couldn’t explain why.

Of course you can forget them for the 1.7 release, let’s not delay it 
once again.

Vincent


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Vincent Hennebert                            Anyware Technologies
http://people.apache.org/~vhennebert         http://www.anyware-tech.com
Apache FOP Committer                         FOP Development/Consulting

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