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From Greg Brown <gkbr...@mac.com>
Subject Re: Maven browser
Date Wed, 01 Jul 2009 23:45:57 GMT
Sounds good to me. I'll ping their mailing list. What might be some  
high-level features of such an app?

On Jul 1, 2009, at 6:27 PM, Christopher Brind wrote:

> I wrote something to manage to an OSGi container over the web with  
> Flex and
> related technologies ... how about a web and/or desktop management  
> interface
> for Felix based on Pivot?
>
> Cheers,
> Chris
>
>
> 2009/7/1 Greg Brown <gkbrown@mac.com>
>
>> That is a cool tool. Pivot could work there, but AJAX might be the  
>> best
>> choice for that app. It seems to be a tool for searching and  
>> presenting
>> documentation, which is what HTML does best.
>>
>> Basically, I'm trying to brainstorm ways that we might collaborate  
>> with
>> other Apache projects. Because it has a richer widget set than  
>> HTML, Pivot
>> is a great way to build "system management"- type apps. It occurred  
>> to me
>> that Maven might be a good fit, but I'm sure there are others.  
>> Anyone have
>> any suggestions?
>>
>>
>> On Jul 1, 2009, at 12:34 AM, Niclas Hedhman wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 12:13 AM, Greg Brown<gkbrown@mac.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> Question for those of you that use Maven: would a Maven repository
>>>> browser/manager application be of interest? I found this:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.mvnbrowser.com/artifacts-browse.html
>>>>
>>>> But I think something built in Pivot might be far more usable and  
>>>> useful.
>>>> On
>>>> the other hand, I don't have a lot of experience with Maven, so  
>>>> I'm not
>>>> really sure.
>>>>
>>>> What do you think?
>>>>
>>>
>>> As a Maven user, I don't think there is much intrinsic value in the
>>> "browse" UI part of it, but the "search". So, I think you need to
>>> explain the bigger picture before I have a better opinion. Do you
>>> intend to convince mvnbrowser.com to use Pivot?
>>> A more interesting product to convince is; http://www.grepcode.com,
>>> but they seem to have invested a lot in the Ajax interface, so...
>>>
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>> --
>>> Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
>>> http://www.qi4j.org - New Energy for Java
>>>
>>> I  live here; http://tinyurl.com/2qq9er
>>> I  work here; http://tinyurl.com/2ymelc
>>> I relax here; http://tinyurl.com/2cgsug
>>>
>>
>>


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