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From Anders Hammar <and...@hammar.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Retire Maven Repository Plugin
Date Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:44:58 GMT
+1

/Anders (mobile)

Den tis 23 apr. 2019 21:43Robert Scholte <rfscholte@apache.org> skrev:

> Hi,
>
> The Apache Maven project consist of about 100 (sub)projects. Due to the
> small number of volunteers and the huge amount of code to maintain we're
> missing enough space to make real progress on all these projects, including
> our ambitious ideas for the next major version(s) of Maven itself.
> To be able to gain more focus we need to criticize the current subprojects
> and decide if it is worth maintaining.
>
> One of those subprojects is the maven-repository-plugin, last released on
> February 22, 2015. It's main purpose: a plugin that can be used to create
> bundles of artifacts that can be uploaded to the central repository.
> Based on that it seems that the maven-assembly-plugin is a better fit for
> that.
>
> I therefore propose that we retire the maven-repository-plugin.
>
> I don't think it makes sense to do a final release. Instead we should
> update the documentation and the freeze the codebase.
>
> The process for retiring a plugin is described here:
> https://maven.apache.org/developers/retirement-plan-plugins.html
>
> The vote is open for 72 hours.
>
> [ ] +1 Yes, it's about time
> [ ] -1 No, because...

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