Apache Maven to be removed from Karmic?

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Thu Oct 15 23:46:25 UTC 2009

John Moser wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 11:09 AM, Alvin Thompson
> <alvin at thompsonlogic.com> wrote:
>> First, as a Java developer I hope this doesn't happen as Maven is pretty
>> much required for Java development (at least in the U.S.).
> I laughed.
> Your pet project is NOT "pretty much required for X" in any global
> scope.  I've hardly seen any Java shops, and the ones I did... well
> I've never seen Maven.  Most of the bigger shops are moving to the
> next buzzword anyway:  .NET (why the hell do people do this?)

I beg to differ.  I despise maven, but have been unable to avoid using it.  
It _is_ pretty much required for any significant J2EE development.

And no, they're not all moving to .net.

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