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From Matei Zaharia <matei.zaha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Spark 2.0.0-preview artifacts still not available in Maven
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2016 18:17:17 GMT
BTW, same goes with docs -- Sean, if you want to add a /docs/2.0-preview on
the website and link to it, go for it!

Matei

On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 11:12 AM, Matei Zaharia <matei.zaharia@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Is there any way to remove artifacts from Maven Central? Maybe that would
> help clean these things up long-term, though it would create problems for
> users who for some reason decide to rely on these previews.
>
> In any case, if people are *really* concerned about this, we should just
> put it there. My thought was that it's better for users to do something
> special to link to this release (e.g. add a reference to the staging repo)
> so that they are more likely to know that it's a special, unstable thing.
> Same thing they do to use snapshots.
>
> Matei
>
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 10:49 AM, Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 10:08 AM, Mark Hamstra <mark@clearstorydata.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I still don't know where this "severely compromised builds of limited
>>>> usefulness" thing comes from? what's so bad? You didn't veto its
>>>> release, after all.
>>>
>>>
>>> I simply mean that it was released with the knowledge that there are
>>> still significant bugs in the preview that definitely would warrant a veto
>>> if this were intended to be on a par with other releases.  There have been
>>> repeated announcements to that effect, but developers finding the preview
>>> artifacts on Maven Central months from now may well not also see those
>>> announcements and related discussion.  The artifacts will be very stale and
>>> no longer useful for their limited testing purpose, but will persist in the
>>> repository.
>>>
>>>
>> A few months from now, why would a developer choose a preview, alpha,
>> beta compared to the GA 2.0 release ?
>>
>> As for the being stale part, this is true for every release anyone put
>> out there.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Luciano Resende
>> http://twitter.com/lresende1975
>> http://lresende.blogspot.com/
>>
>
>

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