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From: "Nick Chalko" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2003 11:41 AM
Subject: Repo Goals
> Ok so Lets talking about what the goals for a Apache Repository are.
> I propose
> * ASF Repository shall
> o only host artifacts approved by a PMC
> o be accessible to the public via http
> o be mirrorable.
> o allow browsing and downloding of artifacts by humans via
> normal web browser
> * ASF Repository should
> o provide metadata about a project,
> + its components
> + its dependencies
> + its artifacts
> + list of version available
> + url's to find specific versions of an artifact.
> o Provide tools for the management of the project metadata
> o Allow for low cost maintance by hand without tool support.
> * ASF Repository shall not
> o Host any artifact in violation of a license, or IPR.