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From Brett Porter <>
Subject Re: [RANT] This Maven thing is killing us....
Date Wed, 05 Jul 2006 01:33:55 GMT
On 5/07/2006 10:54 AM, David Jencks wrote:
> I think the process is somewhat broken and that the maven team is being 
> far too strict about changing broken poms that were in fact installed by 
> the maven team, not supplied by the project.  (xmlbeans is the case in 
> point for me).  I also think that traceability of where poms came from 
> and under what auspices they are added to either the repository svn tree 
> or ibiblio is sorely lacking.  (again xmlbeans being my sore spot).  We 
> are in the situation where a pom appeared from an unknown source, is 
> wrong, did not come from the project, and can't be updated.  Much as I 
> like maven it's hard for me to see how this is going to lead to success.


I thought we'd agreed to fix that up? I can't find the issue on it other 
than which is not the one I 
recall (that one is about stax which is a whole other problem beyond the 
scope of Maven too).

- Brett

Brett Porter <>
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