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From Thilo Goetz <twgo...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Considering some re-org of SVN
Date Wed, 02 Jul 2008 14:30:41 GMT
Personally, I see no need for action, but I wouldn't
strongly oppose changes, either.

--Thilo

Marshall Schor wrote:
> I'm thinking about some re-org of our SVN layout based on these 
> observations
> 
> -We're getting a lot of components.  Many of these are on somewhat 
> different release cycles.
> 
> -We initially had a "main" node, a cpp node, a site note and a sandbox 
> node.  The sandbox was for new-ish things.  As some of these things get 
> more "mainline" - it would make sense to have them perhaps under another 
> node to indicate that.  The idea would be that things in the sandbox 
> were user-beware, but things in this other node were more "dependable" 
> and "proven".
> Possible names for this other node might be: "parts".  Or we might want 
> to have several names that categorized the kinds of things - such as 
> "annotators", "servers", "embeddings", "corpora", "typeSystems", 
> "tools", etc.
> 
> -The SVN conventions lean toward having branches and tags which are one 
> level above the thing being released.  Right now, for sandbox projects, 
> these are 2 levels above the released thing.  I think that, going 
> forward, it would be better to go with the convention, following the 
> convention-over-configuration philosophy, because the components are not 
> likely to all be released on the same release cycle (although that would 
> be a nice "goal" - like Eclipse does with it's many-part major releases).
> 
> Other opinions?
> 
> -Marshall
> 

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