Plexus Containers Structure History

Plexus Containers structure has evolved over time. This document tracks most notable changes around its main module - plexus-container-default.

plexus-container-default versionrelease datestructure change
1.0-alpha-12005-01-18plexus:plexus-container-default is child of plexus:plexus-containers but not a module
1.0-alpha-22005-04-02plexus:plexus-containers has plexus-container-artifact and plexus-container-default modules
1.0-alpha-42005-06-22plexus:plexus-containers:1.0
1.0-alpha-62005-06-22plexus:plexus-containers:1.0.2
1.0-alpha-72005-10-03org.codehaus.plexus:plexus-container-default (groupId changed)
1.0-alpha-9  
(used in Maven 2.x)
2005-12-07org.codehaus.plexus:plexus-containers:1.0.3 (groupId changed)
1.0-alpha-102006-10-01org.codehaus.plexus:plexus-containers:1.0.6, plexus-container-default as single module
1.0-alpha-112006-11-23org.codehaus.plexus:plexus-containers:1.0.7-alpha-1 with a new plexus-component-api module
1.0-alpha-142006-12-13plexus-containers has now the same version as its plexus-component-api and plexus-container-default modules
1.0-alpha-332007-10-16addition of plexus-component-annotations
1.0-alpha-342007-10-23removal of plexus-component-api, which has been merged into plexus-container-default
1.0-beta-12008-09-30addition of plexus-component-metadata, which supersedes Plexus Component Descriptor Creator and Plexus Maven Plugin
1.0-beta-3.0.12008-12-01addition of plexus-component-javadoc, which was previously known as plexus-javadoc in plexus-tools
1.0.02009-06-19no structure change, but the long expected 1.0.0 release...