On Sat, 8 Mar 2003, Andrew C. Oliver wrote: > >And each project should define its own XML tags, and avoid with all cost > >duplication. > > > >A second round of XML descriptors should be stick on a webserver wherever > >you like to describe where the first set is located and their XML schema. > > > >Sorry - I couldn't resist. > > > >Costin > > > > You'll see.
Again - sorry :-) You're right - having some descriptors ( in some locations that can be guessed somehow - follow some patterns, etc ) is absolutely needed. And a download tool should deal with the various kinds of descriptors used by different sites and repositories. ( for mirror lists, redirects, dependencies, etc ). But the point of the list is to figure out a consistent way to organize our jars - we already have "every project follow his own layout". It seems the mirroring proposal worked - and many projects were able to follow that layout. Right now I am thinking the best idea would be to just add a jars/ in the current layout. Not sure who "owns" the mirroring document and how open it is to changes. Costin