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From "Robert J. Liguori" <>
Subject Re: Pom editing and joining the community in general
Date Fri, 29 Oct 2010 21:33:39 GMT
Sorry, can't help here...  I'm just trying to get up to speed with CXF and 
providing my input as I go along.

Perhaps I should hold back on my input until I am more familiar with the 

Thank you for expressing your concerns,

From: "Benson Margulies" <>
Sent: Friday, October 29, 2010 5:29 PM
To: <>; "CXF Dev" <>
Subject: Pom editing and joining the community in general

> Robert,
> I wouldn't want you to get the wrong impression from the comments on
> your JIRA related to the top-level POM.
> There is a trust issue, and it related to the essential fragility of
> maven poms. You've picked the one central location where a change
> could do just about maximal damage to the builds.
> I've seen builds completely decompose from a plugin version update.
> The Maven Gang sometimes leaves something to be desired in the testing
> department.
> Modulo Dan and my specific opinions about particular aspects of this,
> the big question is testing. Have you tried all the profiles? On both
> Maven 2.2.x and 3.0? Including -Psetup.eclipse, and the
> release-building pieces?
> It would be less exciting if you'd start by offering up rather more
> local patches, heaven knows we've got plenty of open JIRAs. However,
> if build engineering is what floats your boat, go right ahead and test
> this stuff out. I'll be happy to review and apply as appropriate.
> --benson 

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