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From Michael Lipp <>
Subject Re: Accessing a maven repository programatically (in 2019)
Date Sun, 07 Apr 2019 20:39:08 GMT
Thanks to everybody who answered. However, I'm utterly confused.

The references to the examples
effectively all use org.eclipse.aether (e.g.
doesn't use a single class from org.apache.maven.*).

It somehow makes me wonder what the point of the org.apache.maven.* API
is. I was under the impression that it is "the way to go" when you want
to make use of an existing, maven-project-supported library for working
with maven repositories and artifacts. But now I'm left with the
impression that nobody really uses it and I shouldn't care about it and
rather use org.eclipse.aether. Is this correct?

 - Michael

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