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From Stephan Michels <>
Subject Re: Using Maven (or something similar) for dependencies? (Was: Cocoon's Rhino+continuations fork)
Date Fri, 12 Mar 2004 09:23:26 GMT
Am Fr, den 12.03.2004 schrieb Bertrand Delacretaz um 07:47:
> Sounds like the way to go, intelligently downloading dependencies from 
> some non-ASF repository should solve most, maybe all of the licensing 
> problems, and help make Cocoon more lightweight for many uses.
> IIRC last time this was discussed the debate quickly moved to a heated 
> discussion on the relative merits of Maven and other similar tools - if 
> we're going to discuss this again, we must be careful to focus on the 
> goals rather than on the tools!

You don't need to migrate to maven to have the automatic download
mechanism, see Ruper( Should be easy to
integrate into the existing build system. I think this
is the way to go.


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