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From Anders Hammar <>
Subject Re: Get thee to the Core...
Date Thu, 09 Jun 2011 18:34:34 GMT
> Why not allow an expanded dialect for the pom files (if it's not already in
> progress)?  By that I mean open-up the format via some sort of plugin
> mechanism or core support so pom files could be written in other languages
> aside from XML.  Perhaps something like JSON?  I'm no JSON expert, but it
> seems to be alot less hand-coding and concise when compared to XML and could
> lead to much less tedium when writing poms by hand and should be just as
> flexible.  No intention to start a war with this comment, it's just always
> been a curiosity point for me.

You should check out Polyglot Maven [1].



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