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From Roman Shaposhnik <>
Subject Re: apache binary distributions
Date Thu, 06 Aug 2015 00:44:29 GMT
On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 1:08 PM, Ted Dunning <> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 2:22 AM, Jochen Theodorou <> wrote:
>> It was also mentioned here, that for example publishing snapshot builds to
>> maven central is not allowed. I guess in the release document they are
>> basically to be handled as nightly builds and as such not for the general
>> public, thus only for the dev-list. It was said, that having the SNAPSHOT
>> appendix in the jar name as well as not being able to automatically get
>> them via maven without having to add that "tag" is not enough for the
>> end-user to know for, that this is no official release. And that if such
>> things are going into the distribution repository, they have to be handled
>> as release, including voting and such. For that I guess it does not matter
>> if it is the apache repository or something else.
>> What would happen if a third party would do this? Is the project/apache
>> required to do something about this? I mean if you read this:
>> some even see nightly builds, not communicated beyond the dev-list on
>> non-apache servers already as a problem.
>> Let us put that last part a step up... Let us assume someone takes one of
>> the released sources of one of the java projects out there, makes maven
>> artifacts out of it and publishes them at maven central. Is that ok? I mean
>> that is very near the distributor case, so it should be ok, or not?
> That is fine.  Just make sure that the published org is NOT

What do you mean by publishing org in the context of the Maven Central?


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