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From Niclas Hedhman <nic...@hedhman.org>
Subject Re: "-incubator" in versions of podling maven artifacts
Date Wed, 11 Feb 2015 03:07:14 GMT
IIRC, that was discussed back in the days when Maven started to become
popular. And since ASF projects/podlings like to provide those convenience
artifacts, and that most Maven users never see the source tarballs, it was
concluded that those Maven artifacts needed the 'mark'.

//Niclas

On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 10:50 AM, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Since the only official release is the source release, perhaps that's
> the only place where we in fact need a policy?
>
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 9:39 PM, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org>
> wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 7:49 AM, Stian Soiland-Reyes <stain@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> I think formally the requirement is just that there is "incubating"
> >> somewhere in the released downloadables, it doesn't have to be part of
> >> the version number
> >>
> >
> > Originally it was a matter of the user can't avoid notice that the
> project
> > is incubating. So anywhere, he/she can enter it as a dependency it needed
> > to be present. Since many uses Maven, that meant it had to be part of
> > group, artifact, version or classifier. If the project only releases a
> > source tarball, then it needs to go onto that, and so on.
> >
> >
> > Cheers
> > --
> > Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
> > http://www.qi4j.org - New Energy for Java
>
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Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
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