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From Eric Anderson <eander...@palantirtech.com>
Subject Re: AW: info.license
Date Mon, 08 Feb 2010 23:43:54 GMT
The <description> tag allows for any arbitrary XML tags within it. I assume this is to
let you type up HTML descriptions. We use this to include custom license tags for attribution
and such.
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On Jan 31, 2010, at 9:53 PM, <Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de> <Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de>
wrote:

> See also
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IVY-893
> 
> Jan 
> 
>> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: Archie Cobbs [mailto:archie.cobbs@gmail.com] 
>> Gesendet: Freitag, 29. Januar 2010 21:47
>> An: ivy-user@ant.apache.org
>> Betreff: Re: info.license
>> 
>> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 2:10 PM, Michael Shea <mike@nitido.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> I've seen this:
>>> 
>> http://ant.apache.org/ivy/history/latest-milestone/ivyfile/lic
> ense.html
>>> 
>>> I'm now wondering how best to use it. Presumably, I should 
>> modify the
>>> ivy.xml for all the modules that have licenses, and add in 
>> the <license> tag
>>> as a first step =). Is there anything built in to Ivy to 
>> retrieve the data
>>> from the specified URLs? Perhaps I need to write something 
>> to parse the Ivy
>>> XML reports and retrieve all the licenses?
>>> 
>>> Alternatively, I have considered possibly doing this using <conf
>>> name="license" description="License files"/>, and 
>> associating the license
>>> files for each project with that configuration. That seems 
>> like it'd be kind
>>> of irritating to implement though.
>>> 
>> 
>> Seems like the simplest thing is the first idea: write a 
>> script (XSLT?) that
>> churns through the ivy report output, then retrieves all the 
>> license files.
>> 
>> -Archie
>> 
>> -- 
>> Archie L. Cobbs
>> 


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