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From Rajiv Mordani <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] SAX & JAXP -please read
Date Sat, 13 May 2000 00:16:23 GMT
Could you elaborate on the problem with the JAXP RI license??? It is the
same one as project-x and that was bundled up until these changes were

- Rajiv


On Thu, 27 Apr 2000 wrote:

> Craig McClanahan wrote:
> >
> >As of now (with the xml.jar file removed from the Ant distribution), you
> >won't be able to run the current CVS source code for Ant without
> downloading
> >and installing the JAXP reference implementation, or another
> JAXP-compatible
> >parser.  Are there any short-term plans to package the nightly or release
> >distributions with the appropriate parser so that users don't have to do
> ths
> >separately?
> I don't control the nightly builds, nor do I have a complete understanding
> of how they work.
> I do think that shipping a parser with the release would be a good idea.
> The JAXP reference implemenatation license looks pretty nasty at this point
> - IANAL, but redistributing this with Ant may not be permitted.  Xerces
> license is clearly compatible, but as of the last official release, JAXP
> wasn't supported.
> If integrating this function into Ant was premature at this time, let me
> know and I will gladly undo the changes.
> - Sam Ruby

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