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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: xml-forrest/scratchpad/forrestbot2/webapp/images dir.gif file.gif
Date Thu, 19 Feb 2004 14:15:12 GMT
Dave Brondsema wrote:

> Quoting Nicola Ken Barozzi <>:
>>Just one note: do we really want to have a dependency on Maven, since we 
>>already use Ant?
> Maven makes it really easy to build projects because it has targets for war:war,
> war:webapp, clean, dist, compile, and many others built-in.  It also will
> download dependencies automatically, which means we don't have to keep a /lib
> directory in CVS.

They are not much to put in an Ant buildfile. I don't think we should 
use yet another build system just because it's a bit convenient to have 
a couple of targets that are trivial to do in Ant anyway.

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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