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From Gustavo Hexsel <ghex...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Maven 3 alpha status
Date Fri, 29 Jan 2010 16:02:30 GMT
  Just as a side note: in most projects, alpha implies that changes in
features or public APIs is possible or likely.  Maybe it's not the case for
Maven...

    []s Gus


On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 7:38 AM, Jason van Zyl <jason@sonatype.com> wrote:

>
> On 2010-01-29, at 4:09 PM, nicolas de loof wrote:
>
> > could we use "milestone" as names in replacement for "alpha", so that we
> get
> > more early-adopter to test the (pre)release and detected regressions ?
> >
> > I can understand the difficulty to suggest a build tool with "alpha" in
> > version name. Would you install Windows 8 alpha on your @work computer ?
> ;)
> >
>
> I'm not really into playing the name game to please managers. I think what
> we're doing is the right way to go. It's going to take a bit longer, but
> we're absorbing the change requests as fast as we can now. The error reports
> are of good quality and helpful. When those dry up then it will be time to
> move on.
>
> > 2010/1/29 Stephane Nicoll <stephane.nicoll@gmail.com>
> >
> >> Which bug are your talking about? Have you filled something in Jira?
> >>
> >> S.
> >>
> >> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 12:08 PM, Julien HENRY <henryju@yahoo.fr>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> Yesterday I spend 2 hours fixing a nasty bug with EAR plugin and
> >> dependency
> >>> with type "xml.zip". This dependency was declared in another module of
> >> the
> >>> reactor, and was a dependency of a plugin (maven-andromda-plugin). So
> >> there
> >>> is no reason that the ear plugin "see" this dependency.
> >>> As I read Maven 3 is much more precise dealing with plugin classpath
> and
> >>> dependencies, I asked the project leader to try with Maven 3 alpha 6.
> >>> Hourra! It worked fine.
> >>>
> >>> So I told the project to migrate to Maven 3 but the project leader was
> >>> reluctant as it is flagged as "alpha".
> >>>
> >>> As it seems many Maven guys say Maven 3 alpha 6 is much better than
> Maven
> >>> 2.2.1, could you please for next release use a version with a "higher"
> >>> qualifier that will not afraid corporate people. IMHO "beta" will face
> >> the
> >>> same issue, so I suggest "rc" or something like that.
> >>>
> >>> Best regards,
> >>>
> >>> Julien
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
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> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Large Systems Suck: This rule is 100% transitive. If you build one, you
> >> suck" -- S.Yegge
> >>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jason
>
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