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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: Sun products license
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2006 09:31:28 GMT
easyproglife wrote:
> Hi all.
> As you may know, Sun has recently announced releasing Java products as
> open-source.
> See:
> The question is if from now on, tools like ivy and maven would be able to
> get Sun's artifacts freely and automatically?
> Until recently, Sun required you to agree on their license prior to 
> (manual)
> downloading.
> Do you think this is going to change?
> If so, do you think we (as Ivy and Maven users) should ask sun to let the
> tools download the artifacts automatically?

This is probably a q. for the repository mail list.

Once the artifacts get freed up, then yes, we should be able to pull 
them down. There is a small m1 repository on that serves up 
some of the javaEE stuff already.

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