For the Galileo release the Orbit team will be modifying the build
to produce p2 repositories. This has brought up discussion surrounding
the zip file that we currently produce which contains all of the Orbit
bundles in one file.
When Orbit first started it made sense to provide this zip file as a
convenience for people who were interested in multiple bundles. Today
Orbit has grown in size and we now produce over 240 bundles in each
build. Because of this, we question whether or not these large zip
files (about 100MB) are still useful.
So the question is, do people still download the orbit zip file or do
they access the bundles individually via HTTP (or through a map file
Based on query results  it looks like this file is no longer used
but we wanted to confirm before removing it in future builds.
If you have objections to the removal of this zip file, please comment
in bug 266232. 
 Using the Eclipse Portal (http://portal.eclipse.org) you
are able to query the download stats for any given file. These are the
results of a query for "orbit-*.zip". Looks like nothing has been
downloaded since 2007.
Your query results:
 Bugs of interest:
Orbit build should produce p2 repositories
Consider changing the layout of Orbit build results
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