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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] [POLICY] Allow extra release distribution channels like the central Maven repository
Date Mon, 15 Sep 2008 18:13:48 GMT
Craig L Russell wrote:
> -1
> I believe that allowing incubating releases to be treated as full 
> Apache releases diminishes the Apache brand and makes incubation 
> disclaimers moot.
> With Maven, it is too easy to depend on a release with transitive 
> dependencies on incubating releases without even knowing it. When the 
> incubating release subsequently is abandoned, blame will be cast 
> widely, including Apache itself.
> Considering that dependencies on incubating releases can be resolved 
> by explicitly adding an incubating Maven repository into your 
> settings, I don't think that wide, mirrored, distribution is warranted.
> Craig
-1 too, for the same reasons.

cordialement, regards,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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