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From Benedikt Ritter <brit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [RDF] grant Commons RDF (incubating) permission to deploy artifacts to org.apache.commons groupId
Date Mon, 04 May 2015 19:32:26 GMT
2015-05-04 18:46 GMT+02:00 Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com>:

> On Sun, May 3, 2015 at 12:03 PM, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > On 5/3/15 11:56 AM, Jochen Wiedmann wrote:
> > > On Sun, May 3, 2015 at 4:44 PM, Sergio Fernández <wikier@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > >> we're discussing our first incubating release, and we came to the
> issue
> > >> that we are not grant with permissions to deploy maven artifacts to
> the
> > >> org.apache.commons groupId [1].
> > > Why org.apache.commons, and not, say, org.apache.commons.rdf? The
> > > former seems overly broad to me.
> >
> > Could be we should have gone that way years ago when we moved to
> > org.apache.commons:commons-foo; but that ship has sailed, so I think
> > its best to stay consistent with the rest of the components and
> > proceed as proposed.
> >
>
> Some rambling thoughts (tm):
>
> I like to 'fix' things too but I was on the fence about this one until now.
> Yes, there is a redundancy because the substring 'commons' is in the
> AID/GID twice; but that is OK I claim. Why? The GID is the TLP ID, so of
> course we have o.a.commons, that's a must. The AID is the component, which
> I always call Commons Foo, and sometimes Apache Commons Foo when I want to
> make it clear to folks (at work for example) that I am talking about
> software hosted at Apache. If I were to talk within Apache about Foo, I bet
> some folks would not know what Foo is or where it lives. If I say 'Commons
> Foo' then it's obvious (I hope). That is how I justify to myself the
> commons in the AID.
>
> FWIW: Over at Log4j, we have "log4j-" as the prefix for all module names,
> and no one seems to mind.
>

I'm all for consistency. VFS does it this way, Weaver does it this way,
Chain does it this way. And GID matching TLP ID makes sense as well.

Who can grant the necessary permissions?


>
> Gary
>
>
> >
> > Phil
> > >
> > > Jochen
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