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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] - Move Cocoon to Maven
Date Tue, 25 May 2004 16:53:25 GMT
Carsten Ziegeler wrote:

> Although the vote is over, just my 2 cents:
> Maven is a really useful tool *if* you know how to use it! I think
> most projects that tried to use Maven and failed did not use it in
> the right way. Just look at the mess Avalon tried to do with Maven.
> If you want to use Maven, you have to use it the way Maven tells you
> to do it. If you don't like this way, don't use Maven at all.
> But if you choose to go this road, you will benefit from it. We
> moved several projects from Ant to Maven and have a lot of advantages
> now. (There are some disadvantages of course, like only one source
> directory etc.)
> Anyways, using Maven for Cocoon *now* is near to impossible or we
> would loose all benefits Maven would provide us. If we would have
> each block as a standalone sub project (aka real blocks) then
> we could benefit from Maven. 

Can you elaborate more on this? what would that give us?


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