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From Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Removing an accidental release from the central
Date Sat, 14 Feb 2009 21:56:36 GMT

On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 9:53 AM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 7:03 AM, Carlos Sanchez <carlos@apache.org> wrote:
>> another thing you have to consider is that it also got propagated to
>> the mirrors. What would be the problem leaving it there? are you
>> making a new release any time soon?
> This is an experimental component that one of our committers forked
> from code in the Jackrabbit sandbox. We will probably never make an
> official release of this code, at least not using this artifactId. The
> deployed artifacts are unsigned and the source jar even contains code
> that was never committed to Apache svn. If artifacts like this
> appeared in www.apache.org/dist, they'd be removed as a breach of
> Apache policy.

Is the above sufficient rationale for getting the extra artifacts removed?

I'm fine if it's not, I just prefer to have that on record in case one
day someone starts wondering why we're publishing unreleased software.


Jukka Zitting

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