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Re: [VOTE] Retire Maven OSGi

Karl Heinz Marbaise-3
Hi,

+1 from me.

Kind regards
Karl Heinz Marbaise
On 23.08.19 15:17, Robert Scholte wrote:

> Hi,
>
> The Apache Maven project consist of about 90 (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.
>
> https://maven.apache.org/shared/maven-osgi/ describes the main purpose
> in one line: Library for Maven-OSGi integration.
> There have been only 2 releases: 0.1.0 in July 2007 and 0.2.0 in
> December 2007 and just one open issue by Stuart McCulloch regarding an
> unclosed jar.
> It is unclear to me if this library is still used. The library is based
> on just 3 files: interface, default implementation and dedicated exception.
> Either the library is complete or never used anymore. In both cases I
> see no real reason to maintain it.
>
> I therefore propose that we retire the maven-osgi library.
>
> I don't think it makes sense to do a final release. Instead we should
> update the documentation and 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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Re: [VOTE] Retire Maven OSGi

Francois Papon
Yes, the maven-bundle-plugin from Apache Felix do the job :)

+1 (non-binding)

Thanks!

regards,

François
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Le 23/08/2019 à 15:17, Robert Scholte a écrit :

> Hi,
>
> The Apache Maven project consist of about 90 (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.
>
> https://maven.apache.org/shared/maven-osgi/ describes the main purpose
> in one line: Library for Maven-OSGi integration.
> There have been only 2 releases: 0.1.0 in July 2007 and 0.2.0 in
> December 2007 and just one open issue by Stuart McCulloch regarding an
> unclosed jar.
> It is unclear to me if this library is still used. The library is
> based on just 3 files: interface, default implementation and dedicated
> exception.
> Either the library is complete or never used anymore. In both cases I
> see no real reason to maintain it.
>
> I therefore propose that we retire the maven-osgi library.
>
> I don't think it makes sense to do a final release. Instead we should
> update the documentation and 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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> To unsubscribe, e-mail: [hidden email]
> For additional commands, e-mail: [hidden email]
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