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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Publishing Maven artifacts under third-party coordinates (was: Set up Nexus staging profile for Dubbo ...)
Date Tue, 08 May 2018 21:24:59 GMT
Greg has it all correct.

But nothing prevents Alibaba from publishing under coordinates that they
control.

It needs to be clear however that it is alibaba publishing there, not
Apache.

On Tue, May 8, 2018, 13:56 Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I wanted to send a note that Infra has seen a couple requests from podlings
> to publish under third-party Maven groupId coordinates (com.alibaba and
> org.netbeans). Unless/until the Foundation owns these domains, we cannot
> allow publishing under those coordinates.
>
> Needless to say, we'll never own alibaba.com :p ... Maybe one day, we'll
> get netbeans.org (what is the status on that?) ... But we cannot publish
> convenience binaries to Maven Central before such time.
>
> And please note that I said "convenience binaries". This is an important
> point for the two podlings: the Foundation makes source code releases.
> Period. Full stop. Both podlings can do that today -- there is nothing
> inhibiting making such releases. ... What *cannot* be done is publishing
> convenience binaries to those third-party coordinates.
>
> The podlings will be able to publish under org.apache, of course. The
> restriction merely applies to any compatibility/historical shims that are
> retained, to map the old-named packages over to new org.apache naming.
>
> Regards,
> Greg Stein
> Infrastructure Administrator, ASF
>
> On Tue, May 8, 2018 at 12:15 PM, Brian Fox <brianf@infinity.nu> wrote:
>
> > Was there discussion somewhere that decided to allow an Apache project
> > to publish coordinates using com.alibaba? From my perspective this is
> > highly unusual for an ASF project. From a central point of view, the
> > fact that com.alibaba is registered to publish from a completely
> > different repo (oss.sonatype.org) this creates potential for confusion
> > over the provenance of the artifacts.
> >
> > On Wed, May 2, 2018 at 9:30 PM, Chris Lambertus <cml@apache.org> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > On May 2, 2018, at 5:51 PM, Jun Liu <liujun@apache.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > We are preparing for the first apache incubating release for dubbo,
> turns
> > > out we lack of some nexus permissions, this blocks our process.
> > >
> > > Could someone help us please? Here is the ticket asking permissions :
> > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-16451
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > > Jun
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > I don’t know how to approach this when the groupID doesn’t match
> > org.apache.
> > > I’ve requested help from the Sonatype folks.
> > >
> > > -Chris
> > >
> >
>

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