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From Jason van Zyl <>
Subject Re: Culling dead/inactive plugins
Date Mon, 01 Nov 2010 12:56:33 GMT
On Nov 1, 2010, at 1:41 PM, Arnaud Héritier wrote:

> I agree.
> Perhaps for some of them we could discuss to move them to to let the
community take the lead on them if we find some volunteers (I'm thinking about the eclipse
plugin for example).

+1 to moving out the maven-eclipse-plugin

This is what sparked the discussion. Then folks like Martin can work on the plugin more easily.

> Arnaud
> On Nov 1, 2010, at 1:37 PM, Jason van Zyl wrote:
>> Following up from a discussion on the user list. I think it's time to be realistic
about providing a healthy level of support for plugins here. I think it makes more sense to
reduce the foot print of plugins we say we support and do those well as opposed to housing
many plugin that just don't get much love. I would ask people to think about the plugins we're
housing that we shouldn't. Probably a thread per plugin would be fine for discussion. 
>> To that end the plugins I'll send the first thread.
>> Thanks,
>> Jason
>> ----------------------------------------------------------
>> Jason van Zyl
>> Founder,  Apache Maven
>> ---------------------------------------------------------
>> Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track
>> of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget
>> the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful
>> groping. We see our past achievements as the end result of a
>> clean forward thrust, and our present difficulties as
>> signs of decline and decay.
>> -- Eric Hoffer, Reflections on the Human Condition
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Jason van Zyl
Founder,  Apache Maven

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