Title: RE: Proposals

I imagine:


So I guess type != ext, which makes sense.

I would prefer, for example:




I prefer this for the same reason that I prefer to have the version number in the filename. I think this also follows a well known convention that feels natural, even if the filename does get long in some cases.

Continuing to think of it from a tool perspective, the 3 elements of type you have here are:
1) artifact type (dist)
2) release type (src/bin/bin-win32/etc)
3) artifact format (extension: tar.gz, tar.bz2 - only makes sense for some artifact types)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Noel J. Bergman [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Friday, 7 November 2003 1:32 PM
> Subject: RE: Proposals
> > > > http://<host>/<group>/jars/<id>[-<version>][-<type>].ext
> > > Is jars/ to be <platform>/ for the non-Java crowd?
> > No.  In Maven, it's the artifact type, e.g. jar(s), war(s) exe(s).
> How do we address additional portable and native platforms,
> e.g., http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/binaries/?  For that
> matter, what is the mapping for
> http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/, which > includes other types
> of artifacts, including source packages?
>       --- Noel

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