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From Robert Godfrey <rob.j.godf...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: "Attic" area in svn; any ideas? (was Re: [VOTE] Stop publishing release artefacts for unmaintained components (was Re: 0.10 release update - RC1 and status))
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:02:00 GMT
On 1 April 2011 10:30, Gordon Sim <gsim@redhat.com> wrote:

> On 03/31/2011 08:08 PM, Robert Godfrey wrote:
>> Also, I forgot to add, should we not move the code into an "attic" or
>> something.  If we're not going to support the codebase, lets be very clear
>> about it?
> Yes, we should also modify the svn directory structure in some way to make
> it obvious that the code for those components is no longer being actively
> maintained.
> However for 0-10 my most immediate concern is simply not publishing
> obviously stale artefacts as I believe that gives a very misleading picture
> to users. I'd like to go ahead with the vote for that aspect and then have a
> separate debate resulting in some proposals for an attic area or
> alternatives.
> Anyone with thoughts or preferences on the ideal changes to svn structure,
> please respond.

So my suggestion would probably be to have attic as a sibling to the current

i.e. as


to move the current trunk versions of the retired modules there, along with
a README explaining what the attic is

-- Rob

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