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From Dennis Lundberg <denn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Open JIRA issues/retiring plugins
Date Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:16:30 GMT
Den 4 feb 2015 04:00 skrev "Hervé BOUTEMY" <herve.boutemy@free.fr>:
>
> Le lundi 2 février 2015 10:23:00 Michael Osipov a écrit :
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > I have performed another cleanup on JIRA in the last couple of days,
most of
> > on old issues. Right now, we have more than 2000 open issues. Not
manageble
> > from my point of view.
> >
> > I have noticed that several plugins haven't been touched in years. What
is
> > the status of the following plugins:
> >
> > http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-docck-plugin/
> the fact that our plugins documentation standard doesn't change often
doesn't
> mean that this plugin is not completely useful and maintained
> -1 for retirement
>
> > http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-doap-plugin/
> Semantic web is not dead: I know it's not well known and used, but it
> could/should change.
> I'd prefer to keep this plugin
>
> > http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-repository-plugin/
> good question: who uses it?
>
> > http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-stage-plugin/
> ok, Olivier replied on this one
>
> > http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-eclipse-plugin/
> Andreas and Dan's plan is great
>
> > http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-verifier-plugin/
> good question: does anybody use this plugin nowadays?
>
> > http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-patch-plugin/
> This one seems unused and not really usable: I imagine nobody uses it

For a long time I wondered what this plugin did. Then last year I found a
use case for it at  my day  job. So I volunteer to maintain it.

>
> > http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-pdf-plugin/
> would require more love and work...
> this does not deserve retirement, IMHO
>
> > http://maven.apache.org/archetype/maven-archetype-plugin/
> others already replied, but I'm really surprised that there are questions
> against this one :)
>
> >
> > Is anyone working on them or planning to release a version? Any
thoughts or
> > objections?
> knowing every use of every plugin is not so easy, then deciding about
removing
> something is hard
>
> in the list, I only see 2 plugins I'm really skeptical about real use:
> http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-verifier-plugin/
> http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-patch-plugin/
> taking time to ask on users list then follow the retirement plan could be
> useful on these
>
> And I don't know about
> http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-repository-plugin/
> If someone is using it, please tell :)
>
> Regards,
>
> Hervé
>
> >
> > I'd like to retire them and clean up JIRA plugin by plugin.
> >
> > Michael
> >
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