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From Carl Trieloff <>
Subject Re: Including snapshot dependencies from other ASF projects
Date Fri, 17 Nov 2006 14:28:49 GMT

For development releases, it seems like it should be quite reasonable 
and maybe needed to use
snapshots, however when doing a major release it would seem that you 
would take all possible
effort not to use snapshots, and only use them if absolutely required.


Paul Querna wrote:
> John O'Hara wrote:
>> I don't think its the same as releasing another projects code.
>> A good example is when SubVersion included APR as part of its code
>> base.  No
>> one would have confused that as a release of APR, and it was patched and
>> modded, and the APR team were kept in the loop.
> For the most part, in the more-recent past, Subversion shipped with the
> version of APR that HTTPD shipped with, which sometimes was a SVN
> snapshot, and sometimes as release.
> In the most-recent past, Subversion has only been shipping with real APR
> releases, unpatched. HTTPD now also only ships with real APR releases,
> unpatched.
> -Paul
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