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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: maven-bundle-plugin proposal
Date Sun, 28 Jan 2007 15:17:24 GMT
Plexus makes using XML in the POM crazy simple.  It does all the work  
for you so avoiding XML does not save you a lot of time.  Just  
pointing this out to those who have never made a maven plugin; it's  
pretty easy to do.


On Jan 27, 2007, at 3:04 PM, Chris Custine wrote:

> I can see merits to both approaches, but at the moment I think  
> retaining the
> OSGi manifest directive style makes the most sense.  I can see the XML
> syntax being an enhancement at some point as the tools evolve, but  
> I just
> can't see worrying about it too much right now.
> Frankly, I think tooling for OSGi (maven plugins, IDE support,  
> etc.) will
> see massive amounts of innovation as more people start adopting the
> framework and providing more input on usability.  So I guess what I am
> saying is that I think ANY approach is going to change a lot in the  
> next few
> months so we might as well conserve our energy and keep it simple  :-)
> Chris
> On 1/27/07, Richard S. Hall <heavy@ungoverned.org> wrote:
>> On Jan 27, 2007, at 1:47 AM, Alex Karasulu wrote:
>> > Richard S. Hall wrote:
>> >> Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>> >>> In the spirit of not trying to make more work for you, I would be
>> >>> happy to contribute the latter.
>> >> Something to consider...thanks.
>> >
>> > What does this mean?
>> It means that we will consider the solution. I can still be convinced
>> either way, so if other people have strong opinions, I can  
>> probably go
>> either way. How about you?
>> -> richard

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