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From Brett Porter <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r921376 - in /archiva/trunk/archiva-modules: archiva-base/archiva-consumers/archiva-metadata-consumer/src/main/java/org/apache/archiva/consumers/metadata/ metadata/metadata-repository-api/src/main/java/org/apache/archiva/metadata/repo
Date Wed, 10 Mar 2010 15:08:46 GMT

On 11/03/2010, at 2:01 AM, Wendy Smoak wrote:

> What is a facet?  I searched the Archiva website with no results, and
> Google only turned up some IDE-related mailing list threads (like Web
> Facet in Eclipse). -Wendy

It's a way of storing plugin / functionality-specific metadata extensions - so the Maven specific
parts (type, classifier, snapshot info) that is not part of the canonical content model are
put into there.


Brett Porter

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