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From "Prasad Kashyap" <>
Subject Re: Maven feedback ?
Date Tue, 21 Nov 2006 18:36:12 GMT
Hi Marnie,

I have this love-hate relationship with Maven.

Moving up from ANT, I find Maven loaded with a lot of nice features.
There seems to be a plugin for almost everything. It truly does handle
the complete lifecycle of a project. It has a very supportive and
vibrant community that respond to your queries very quickly (unlike

OTOH, it has it's bugs and issues (which do get looked into). It's
guides/mini-guides/docu does not cover the entire project. But most of
the existing ones do a good job. The rest don't go in-depth.

In all, Maven has taken me through the entire gamut of Yahoo emoticons !


On 11/21/06, Marnie McCormack <> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I work on the Apache Incubator project Qpid. We are currently mid transition
> to maven for build/release.
> We've encountered a few issues along the way (snapshots, directory
> structures etc). I wondered if you could give me some feedback on your
> project's experiences with maven please ? Would you recommend it for use ?
> Thanks in advance,
> Marnie

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