On 04/03/2014 06:48 AM, Peter MacKinnon wrote:
On 04/01/2014 07:28 AM, Mikolaj Izdebski wrote:
> Fedora 21 will likely introduce so called "weak" or "soft"
> also known as recommends and suggests. For proposed change see .
> What do you think about Java packages adopting usage of weak
> An example: Dependencies declared as optional in POM files could be
> translated by dependency generators to Recommends instead of Requires.
+1 for optional->Recommends mapping
I would be cautious before deciding to universally and directly map
Maven (build-time) dependencies to run-time dependencies. I think the
general concept is a good idea though.