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From Guillaume Laforge <glafo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Communicating intent around non-release, downstream integration binary artifacts
Date Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:07:10 GMT
Good point.
Furthermore, for users of those project, it might be more painful to get
binaries in an usual Apache place compared to a community / blessed
approach.

Le mercredi 24 juin 2015, Markus Weimer <markus@weimo.de> a écrit :

> > Personally I think the policy should be clarified such that nightly
> builds
> > MUST only live on ASF infrastructure (whether that be the Nexus SNAPSHOTs
> > repo, committer web space etc).  As soon as you start putting them on
> > external services like DockerHub then they are potentially widely visible
> > to the general public.
>
> This is very tricky for projects outside the Java ecosystem. For .NET,
> NuGet is the established way to get packages, and the ASF doesn't
> provide a NuGet repository in the same way it does provide Maven
> repositories.
>
> NuGet is just one example, each of the major language ecosystems now
> offers at least one (binary) artifact and dependency management
> approach. Following through on the above would mean either an incredible
> workload for the ASF to support it all, the exclusion of whole languages
> from ASF projects or treating some as second class citizens because
> their nightly builds wouldn't be testable. Neither of those strike me as
> great results.
>
> Markus
>
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