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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject Re: Pluto Build Process.
Date Wed, 08 Oct 2003 05:00:29 GMT
Santiago Gala PĆ©rez <sgala@hisitech.com> wrote on 08/10/2003 04:02:34 AM:

> El martes, 7 octu, 2003, a las 15:57 Europe/Madrid, Jason Kary escribiĆ³:
> > Maven seems to be better at dependency management.  In addition there 
> > are a
> > lot more tools one can use with maven.
> >
> Not that I disagree with having Pluto mavenized, but I would rather say 
> "dependency hiding" than "dependency management". What maven usually 
> does is to download in the background everything needed.

But it makes the project developers declare which versions of the 
dependencies are necessary.

> This is one of the things I don't like about maven. This, and the fact 
> that it means hanging on a beta for building the project.

FWIW, maven is no longer in beta.

> I would prefer a dual setup, where ant tasks can be called "by hand" or 
> handed to maven. Just my two cents.

dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
Blog:      http://blogs.codehaus.org/people/dion/

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