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From Emmanuel Venisse <>
Subject Re: suggestion refactor SCM
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2005 06:30:09 GMT

Trygve Laugstøl a écrit :
> On Wed, 2005-09-28 at 16:56 +0100, Jose Alberto Fernandez wrote:
>>>From: Steve Loughran []
>>>Jose Alberto Fernandez wrote:
>>>>But here we seem to be talking about a new family of generic tasks,
>>>>If this works well, we could deprecate the old tasks and eventually
>>in a
>>>>couple of versions remove them.
>>>>Jose Alberto
>>>generic is good, provided
>>>  -we can have a conceptual model that is consistent across all SCM
>>>  -we can deal with extensibility through antlibs. I suppose  you'd
>>>a new type,
>>>   SCMbackend that every backend would implement; declaring a new
>>>backend would
>>>   let you register it.
>>>Question: could you just get away with some mixin import lib that
>>>declared the appropriate macros for the appropriate platform?
>>Well, it seems that the maven people have such a thing to some extend
>>already. This new antlib tasks could use that support.
>>Hey, maybe maven-scm could host and provide the antlib for these tasks.
>>Or maybe they are willing to move it to our sandbox.
>>I still think, it will be a good idea if we continue to get involved to
>>help define the overall picture from the ANT perspective.
> With my Maven SCM Committer hat on I would not object to hosting the Ant
> tasks under Maven SCM if that's what you guys feel is right. Your call
> but I'm +1 to having them under Maven SCM.

I'm +1 too

>>At the end of the day we would have to decide if we would like to
>>provide these libraries as part of our release, provide some 3rd party
>>goodies that you can download as part of ANT, or just tell people about
>>their existence somewhere.
> --
> Trygve


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