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From Anders Hammar <and...@hammar.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Retired Maven Artifact Resolution API (Maven2)
Date Wed, 08 May 2019 18:39:47 GMT
+1

/Anders (mobile)

Den ons 8 maj 2019 20:25Robert 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.
>
> The Maven Artifact Resolution API (maven-artifact-resolver) is a shared
> component that could be used to easily resolve Maven project dependencies.
> The last (and only) released version is 1.0 in September 2009.(
> https://maven.apache.org/shared/maven-artifact-resolver/ [
> https://maven.apache.org/shared/maven-artifact-resolver/] ).
> This library should not be confused with Artifact Resolver
> (maven-resolver), previously known as Aether. As you can see the naming
> will cause confusion.
> The library that aims the same goal for Artifact Resolver is another
> shared component called maven-artifact-transfer (which by now is not just
> the transfer part or Artifact Resolver, but a bridge for both Sonatype
> Aether as used in Maven 3.0.x and Eclipse Aether as used in Maven 3.1.x+.
> This way Maven plugins and extensions can be compatible with any Maven 3
> release)
>
> I therefore propose that we retire the maven-artifact-resolver.
>
> 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 [
> 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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