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From "Robert Scholte (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Created] (MPLUGIN-350) Split @Parameter into @Input and @Output
Date Wed, 01 May 2019 19:28:00 GMT
Robert Scholte created MPLUGIN-350:

             Summary: Split @Parameter into @Input and @Output
                 Key: MPLUGIN-350
             Project: Maven Plugin Tools
          Issue Type: New Feature
            Reporter: Robert Scholte

By knowing if parameters are input or output parameters, it is possible to improve our builds.
It will be possible to create DAGs and chain the execution blocks much smarter.
The Maven Extension created by Gradle heavily relies on this kind of information.

It is probably easier to use new annotations instead of adding a (required) status-field to
Looking at the {{plugin.xml}} it looks quite easy to solve this and stay backwards compatible:
the file looks now like:


With plexus-magic the following should still work:

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