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From Thilo Goetz <twgo...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Still a uima-as directory in the sandbox
Date Tue, 01 Sep 2009 14:58:41 GMT
I would prefer to delete the directory.  However, if we do
want to keep it, how about adding a (very short) readme that
directs people to the new location?  An empty directory
seems a bit confusing.

--Thilo

Marshall Schor wrote:
> 
> Thilo Goetz wrote:
>> Marshall Schor wrote:
>>   
>>> Thilo Goetz wrote:
>>>     
>>>> I expect this is just a left-over and can be deleted?
>>>>   
>>>>       
>>> Here's a possible reason to leave this:  users can get the "history" of
>>> this folder, and find older releases, where they might expect them.
>>>     
>> I'm no subversion expert, but I think since you moved
>> uima-as in subversion, all the history is there and
>> keeping this folder serves no purpose.
>>   
> This is true.  It's more a question of the user-interface.  If we keep
> this, then a user who "remembers" or has some reference here, will find
> this in SVN and can right click the folder (say with TortiseSVN
> installed) and have a look at the history.
> 
> With it removed, the user has to experience some confusion - where did
> it go?  - and then (maybe slowly - unless they're an SVN expert) realize
> that they could go to the containing folder, and ask for the history on
> that folder, and search for what happened to this one.
> 
> At least, that's my imagination of what has to happen - but - perhaps
> there's even a better way?
> 
> -Marshall
>>   
>>> I'm ok with removing it though, if that's the more normal, less
>>> confusing approach.
>>>
>>> -Marshall
>>>     
>>>> --Thilo
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>   
>>>>       
>>
>>   

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