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From Vincent Siveton <vsive...@apache.org>
Subject Re: What does plugin doc mean when it says "Maven 2"?
Date Sun, 17 Oct 2010 18:59:02 GMT
According our tests cases, all plugins are backward compatibles,
except site plugin. You should use site-plugin:3.0-beta-2.

Vincent

2010/10/13 Brett Porter <brett@apache.org>:
> A patch in JIRA would be great.
>
> Most of this is a leftover - when the plugins started, they were to be contrasted with
"Maven 1", which had typically been labelled "Maven X plugin". They never got updated.
>
> As far as I'm concerned, we should drop the "2" wherever we can. "Maven" refers to supported
versions of Maven - those being 2.0.11, 2.2.1, and 3.0 :)
>
> Cheers,
> Brett
>
> On 14/10/2010, at 11:48 AM, Ed Staub wrote:
>
>> The http://maven.apache.org/plugins documentation for several/many/most of
>> the plugins refer to themselves as being Maven 2 plugins.
>>
>> If it will help, I'll file issues on this under Jira, but I'm not sure
>> where.  Does this generally mean:
>>
>> - the website is out of date?
>>
>> - the plugin documentation just needs to updated to say Maven 3?  If so,
>> should it say "Maven 2/3" to cue Maven2 users that it's correct for them,
>> too?
>>
>> - the plugin documentation is just plain out of date - more needs to be
>> fixed?
>>
>> - the plugin isn't known to work under Maven 3?
>>
>> Because I've been paying attention, I'm pretty sure "plugin isn't known to
>> work" is not true for any mainstream plugins.  But a newbie isn't going to
>> know that.  Their assumption will be that Maven 3 is a lot less baked than
>> it is.
>>
>>
>>
>>
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