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From Benson Margulies <>
Subject Re: If you are wondering why site:site seems to take about a week ...
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:38:56 GMT
Again a voice from the Maven sidelines:

Maven 2.x is becoming increasingly fossilized. The Maven PMC now plans
to release a 3.1 pretty soon. If anyone feels that there are people
marooned in a 2.x environment who must build the source, it would be
good to speak up.

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 4:46 PM, Josh Elser <> wrote:
> Don't take my comment as shooting you down, but more as me raising my
> opinion of dissent. I don't want my lack of stated opinion to be taken as
> agreeing with your opinion; so, I stated opinion. :)
> If there are concerns/reasons which exist about only being compatible with
>>=maven-3.0, I encourage them to be brought up and the community can decide
> whether or not they are of greater concern. However, none that have been
> raised so far hold enough weight to concern me.
> On 11/20/2012 3:48 PM, David Medinets wrote:
>> I won't pursue this issue, I just wanted to raise the concern.
>> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 2:59 PM, Josh Elser <> wrote:
>>> IMO, given that only developers really need to build Accumulo, it doesn't
>>> seem like a big issue to require Maven3.
>>> On 11/20/12 2:16 PM, David Medinets wrote:
>>>> I would also caution about Maven 3 because some organizations might
>>>> not have approved it for use while maven 2 has been approved. Using
>>>> maven 3 would reduce the 'audience' for the software.

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