[openstack-dev] [Horizon] the future of angularjs development in Horizon

Jeremy Stanley fungi at yuggoth.org
Fri Nov 21 16:32:36 UTC 2014

On 2014-11-21 07:31:36 -0500 (-0500), Donald Stufft wrote:
> You can’t. Bower doesn’t have “traditional” packages where you take a
> directory and archive it using tar/zip/whatever and then upload it to
> some repo. Bower has a registry which maps names to git URLs and then
> the bower CLI looks up that mapping, fetches the git repository and then
> uses that as the input to the “look at metadata and do stuff with files”
> part of the package manager instead of the output of an un-unarchival
> command.

This raises interesting free software philosophy/license
questions... how do I redistribute (or even examine) the "source" of
a bower-managed package? Is there a way without actually
reverse-engineering the toolchain?
Jeremy Stanley

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