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From "Alexandre Poitras" <alexandre.poit...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RANT] This Maven thing is killing us....
Date Fri, 07 Jul 2006 00:56:42 GMT
Or can't Maven offer you to upgrade like it does with plugin (or use to)?

On 7/5/06, Jesse McConnell <jesse.mcconnell@gmail.com> wrote:
> yep, totally...its just that 3.7 should never be 'fuzzy' from a
> dependency standpoint unless it is 3.7-SNAPSHOT or this new idea of
> incrementing pom versions for same jar.
>
> in freebsd versioning this would be equivalent to something like
> treating this 3.7-1 deal as 3.7-STABLE which could be treated just
> like the -SNAPSHOT.  Difference being that 3.7-STABLE refers to the
> evolution of metadata surrounding tne 3.7 release whereas -SNAPSHOT
> refers to evolution of the underlying code.
>
> jesse
>
> On 7/5/06, Mark Hobson <markhobson@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 05/07/06, Jesse McConnell <jesse.mcconnell@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > might be better off using the version ranges notation for this kind of
> > > thing, I don't think you want to get into the habit of x.y being some
> > > kinda fuzzy defintion, it should refer to a specific version.
> > >
> > > [3.7,) or something along those lines...
> > >
> > > http://docs.codehaus.org/display/MAVEN/Dependency+Mediation+and+Conflict+Resolution
> > >
> > > then when it comes to your release time, pin it down to a specific
> > > version of the pom for release
> >
> > I did think of ranges, but even atm 3.7 is just a 'soft' version -
> > merely a recommendation.  This notion could be extended to accommodate
> > the above, with it becoming the 'hard' version [3.7-1] at release
> > time.
> >
> > Mark
> >
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