We were explicitly told by the maven team to avoid putting plugins and other versioned items
into the top level pom.  Instead we were instructed to put these elements into the subproject
poms.

Also note the following procedure for dealing with the TLP pom:

    http://cwiki.apache.org/DIRxDEV/top-level-pom-management-policy.html

Alex

On 8/20/07, djencks@apache.org <djencks@apache.org> wrote:
Author: djencks
Date: Mon Aug 20 10:30:14 2007
New Revision: 567763

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=567763&view=rev
Log:
DIRSERVER-1025 use maven-javadoc-plugin

Modified:
    directory/project/trunk/pom.xml

Modified: directory/project/trunk/pom.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/directory/project/trunk/pom.xml?rev=567763&r1=567762&r2=567763&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- directory/project/trunk/pom.xml (original)
+++ directory/project/trunk/pom.xml Mon Aug 20 10:30:14 2007
@@ -47,8 +47,14 @@

         <plugin>
           <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
+          <artifactId>maven-javadoc-plugin</artifactId>
+          <version>2.3</version>
+        </plugin>
+
+        <plugin>
+          <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
           <artifactId>maven-release-plugin</artifactId>
-          <version>2.0-beta-5</version>
+          <version>2.0-beta-6</version>
         </plugin>
       </plugins>
     </pluginManagement>