Velocity templates are directly or indirectly used in multiple maven plug-ins developed for Insight.
There is no specific configuration for the plug-in used in Insight development, however, the XML Catalog configuration can be used to specify local or remote locations for XSDs or DTDs to validate XML documents.
This is most useful when projects are checked out directly into eclipse and the developers don't use the mvn eclipse:eclipse task.
m2eclipse gives useful features as automatic classpath generation and integration with eclipse project model based on the project's
Eclipse is an open source Integrated Development Environment that is used by most developers working on Insight.
So much so that we even check in the .project and .classpath files used by eclipse.