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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: Minified Javascript in source releases (was Re: [VOTE] Release Apache ECharts (incubating) 4.1.0.rc3)
Date Mon, 21 May 2018 23:22:26 GMT
On Mon, May 21, 2018, 21:12 Justin Mclean <> wrote:

> Hi,
> > Why does this need to be included at all? Why not just provide a pointer
> to
> > the canonical minified version?
> Most common occurrence (off the top of my head) is a minified version of
> bootstrap for project site / documentations. So your view is that that
> shouldn’t be included in a source release?

Sure. D3 and jQuery will wind up in the same boat.

I would not go so far as to emphatically say not to include them, but I
don't see the real need to include them given that they are so easily
downloadable. A URL and a checksum keeps the distro clean.


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