I prefer the fishing net approach as opposed to figuring out how to get everyone to help drain their part of the pond.
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote, On 10/03/2003 9.32:
There's plenty of code in Maven for the straight URI alternative.
And plenty in Ruper too, and also with multiple protocol support...
But that's not the point. distributed repositories, license considerations, naming clashes between conventions, all of these and others clearly indicate that we need metadata, and we need it in a tool-agnostic way.
BTW, do you think you could invite here the Maven developers that are discussing now about these issues on the Maven list, so we can get an act together?