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From Brian Fox <>
Subject Re: standardized Maven GAV URN?
Date Tue, 29 Jun 2010 01:56:08 GMT
Group:artifact:version:classifier:extension is pretty common

On Jun 26, 2010, at 1:39 PM, lukewpatterson <> wrote:

> It would be nice to be able to represent any Maven GAV in a string.  Does
> such a standard exist?
> A good use case is for plugins that allow input configuration file paths.
> If there was a reusable component that took an ArtifactResolver and a
> String, then any plugins that currently accept file locations as Strings
> could passively add GAV capability.
> e.g. with Clover plugin, I can give the path for the license file, but if I
> want to store the license in the company's internal Maven repo (and thus get
> the advantage of Maven versioning), I have to jump through some dependency
> plugin hoops to get it in the right place at the right time.  I'd like to be
> able to just give the Clover plugin a GAV URN and have it download what it
> needs
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