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From Wendy Smoak <>
Subject Re: What scope should source and javadoc dependencies be declared with?
Date Thu, 16 Dec 2010 13:52:46 GMT
On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 8:46 AM, Steve Cohen <> wrote:
> I wish to update a project to use the later version of a dependency. There
> are some incompatibilities and I'd like to try to come up to speed quickly.
>  In the past I've simply gone to the project's web site and browsed or
> downloaded javadoc and/or source.  But what's the right maven way to handle
> this?  None of the scopes' definitions seem to fit this case?

Generally the Maven integration in your IDE will handle retrieving the
source and javadoc.  You don't declare dependencies on them in your

Tell us more about your workflow and someone might have a suggestion...


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