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From "Sean Schofield" <sean.schofi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Archetype version numbers (was: Re: Sweet)
Date Tue, 01 Aug 2006 17:26:38 GMT
I would recommend 1.0.3b if we need it.  I hate to have a fourth
number in there.  Other then that minor change I'm +1

On 8/1/06, Craig McClanahan <craigmcc@apache.org> wrote:
> On 7/31/06, Wendy Smoak <wsmoak@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 7/31/06, Craig McClanahan <craigmcc@apache.org> wrote:
> > > The MevenIde[1] plugin for NetBeans (and Eclipse, and JBuilder, and
> > Idea)
> > > has released an update.  You can now graphically create a new Maven2
> > project
> > > from an archectype (like shale-blank-archetype).  Guess I should update
> > the
> > > nightly build script to get that published too :-).
> >
> > I've been thinking about the version numbers for the archetypes.  I
> > once had them versioned with the framework, (though they will be
> > released separately,) then I changed it... and now I'm thinking of
> > changing back.
> >
> > This is more coming from Struts where I'd like to publish an archetype
> > for the 1.2.x branch as well as 1.3, but applies here as well.
> >
> > I think it will be less confusing for the users if v1.0.3 of the
> > archetype works with the 1.0.3 release of Shale.
> >
> > I changed it the first time to avoid being locked into one archetype
> > release per framework release, but we can always do
> > shale-archetype-blank 1.0.3.1 if necessary.
> >
> > Unless someone has a suggestion for another versioning scheme, I'll
> > change it back to 1.0.3-SNAPSHOT in a few days.
>
>
> +1 ... this approach  seems to make the most sense to users, and
> 1.0.3.1avoids all the issues that concerned me about lockin to a
> particular
> framework version.
>
> I would also envision that we'd want to release the initial x.y.z version (
> 1.0.3 coming up) of the archetypes along with the corresponding
> x.y.zversion of the framework -- even if there was no actual change in
> the
> archetype.  Interim releases (1.0.3.x) could be done separately as
> necessary.
>
> --
> > Wendy
> >
>
>
> Craig
>
>

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