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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject Re: Roadmap for Cocoon Blocks
Date Tue, 11 Oct 2005 12:43:20 GMT

Reinhard Poetz wrote:

> Jorg Heymans wrote:
>> Ralph Goers wrote:
>>> I hadn't thought of this before, but I suppose this means that end user
>>> applications using Cocoon will need to be built with Maven 2?
>> I'ld say they can but don't have to.
> Right, if the user makes sure himself that the dependencies are 
> resolved correctly because a 2.2 block will not include the JARs it 
> depends on but they are copied into WEB-INF/lib at deploy time. M2 
> will make sure that only one version of one JAR type is deployed.
> Currently these dependendencies are declared in the Maven project 
> descriptor. Personally I don't have a problem with it as the 
> alternative is having our own mechanism. Shipping M2 with Cocoon 2.2 
> will be much simpler.

I don't have a problem with that. I really am not crazy about 
implementing our own alternative.  But it is just one more thing that 
needs to be made clear in the doc.


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