Using one project within another project

Jun 19, 2008 at 8:12 PM
What's the protocol for using somebody else's codeplex project within my project? 

Are the recommended best practicies for this?  Obviously you wouldn't want to be hindered by a breaking change in a project you are dependent on, but you wouldn't want to rehost their code within your project either.

Jun 20, 2008 at 4:39 AM
I can tell you what I tend to see the most, which is people either provide an instruction of "You need to download and install X first", or they include a copy of the release binaries from the other project in something like an "ExternalReferences" folder.  Here's an example: