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From Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.conno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Maven 4.0.0
Date Sat, 04 Nov 2017 12:24:30 GMT
On Sat 4 Nov 2017 at 12:20, Stephen Connolly <
stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:

> The past two days, Hervé, Robert and I have been discussing our next steps.
>
> I think we have a semi-consensus which I want to bring back to the list:
>
> We keep 3.5.x as a stable branch with critical bug fixes only
>
> We switch master to 4.0.0 and start to burn down a release scope.
>
> 4.0.0 will not change the pom modelVersion
>
> The 4.0.0 scope should probably be:
>
> Required:
> * drop Java 7, switch codebase to Java 8 idioms (while maintaining binary
> api compatibility for plugins)
> * specify the classloader behaviour and fix impl to align with spec (may
> need a plugin flag to allow plugins to opt in to spec behaviour)
> * specify the extension spec
> * allow limited mutation of the runtime model (reducing transitive
> dependencies for consumers within the reactor, only for plugin goals that
> declare intent) use case: shade plugin
> * better CI integration hooks
> * nice error message for newer pom modelVersion
>
> Optional:
> * (damn I forgot, maybe Robert remembers)
>
* incremental build
* concurrent safe local repo cache

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