It is no stretch to say that Java.net’s Maven infrastructure (or lack thereof) is the worst I’ve encountered in a project hosting environment.

It looks like the boys from Sonatype are willing to help out on this front by offering Maven repository hosting on their own public Nexus instance for any Java.net project that wants it. That’s a big benefit to those projects – jump on it!

Read more about their rescue mission on March 5th, 2010.