Apache Maven to be removed from Karmic?

Joao Pinto joao.pinto at getdeb.net
Fri Oct 16 09:11:55 BST 2009


On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 5:53 PM, John Moser <john.r.moser at gmail.com> 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?)
>
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John,
What's so funny about someone not being able to develop his projects on Ubuntu ?
Probably >50% of the universe packages do not have a global scope,
however their are important enough for their developers/users so that
a lof of people works hard to have those packages available in a good
shape on each Ubuntu release.
Please STOP being disrespectful for other people.

I also believe that there should be a list of the packages which are
removed linked from the release notes, it can be an adoption blocker.
A good option would be to link to a wiki page, that would allow other
people to provide workarounds when available.

Best regards,

-- 
João Luís Marques Pinto
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