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Re: releasing current CSS validator code

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 21:40:47 -0500
Cc: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>, Ted Guild <ted@w3.org>, Jose Kahan <jose.kahan@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, "public-qa-dev@w3.org list" <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
Message-Id: <4CBCD649-C5CF-402A-980F-96D3E3E64BBF@w3.org>
To: Jean-Guilhem Rouel <jean-gui@w3.org>

On 26-Jan-09, at 6:31 PM, Jean-Guilhem Rouel wrote:
> BTW, an issue with the jar we provide for download is that it  
> doesn't have the necessary libs and I don't remember seeing the list  
> of necessary libs in the doc. Perhaps it may be worth adding it  
> somewhere in the doc. The problem is that it becomes way more  
> painful to download the jar if you have to also download and extract  
> a bunch of other files rather than doing a CVS checkout followed by  
> ant jar which would then download all the libs... But then we assume  
> that everyone interested in the CSS Validator has cvs and ant  
> installed... Don't know what's best... I guess we can add links to  
> the libs, that doesn't cost much.

Good point... I don't mind deprecating the downloadable jar altogether  
if indeed CVS+ant is simpler for all. We'd need to make sure to use  
cvs taging whenever we have a stable release, so that people can  
download the latest stable or the code tip, at any time.

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