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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject Re: [all] STATUS.html vs. Maven xdocs
Date Mon, 22 Sep 2003 04:06:42 GMT
A maven plugin sounds like a good idea.

We could even customise the existing 'developers' report to produce a 
STATUS.html file.

?
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dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
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__matthewHawthorne <matth@phreaker.net> wrote on 22/09/2003 12:47:46 PM:

> You're right, I hadn't thought of the fact that all projects may not be 
> using maven.  It wouldn't seem right for the commons charter to require 
> projects to build with maven.
> 
> My primary complaint is the difficulty in keeping developer lists and 
> task lists in sync between maven files and the STATUS.html file.  One 
> possibility would be a small maven plugin to generate STATUS.html files, 

> but that may be overkill as opposed to just doing some small cut and 
> pastes.
> 
> If anyone is going to contribute to a project, they need to grab the 
> sources anyway, so they will be able to acess the STATUS.html just as 
> easily as a maven generated site.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> robert burrell donkin wrote:
> > 1. not all components are mavenized.
> > 
> > 2. STATUS.html files are mandated by our charter so probably we'd need 
a 
> > vote to remove them completely. the main purpose of the STATUS file is 

> > to keep track of which committers are involved with that particular 
> > component.
> > 
> > - robert
> > 
> > On Sunday, September 21, 2003, at 07:16 PM, __matthewHawthorne wrote:
> > 
> >> With the acceptance of Maven as a build system, hasn't the use of 
STATUS.
> >> html to maintain lists of developers and tasks become outdated?
> >>
> >> It seems more desirable to keep the list of developers in the 
> >> project.xml to be displayed on the site, and also to create a 
> >> xdocs/tasks.xml (or something similar) to keep track of action items.
> >>
> >> This way, everything you ever wanted to know about a project is in 
the 
> >> Maven site documentation.
> >>
> >> Is there any particular reason to continue the maintenence of 
> >> STATUS.html files?
> >>
> >>
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