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From Brett Porter <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: reporting & jasper reports
Date Wed, 01 Aug 2007 10:26:58 GMT
On 01/08/2007, at 8:17 PM, Maria Odea Ching wrote:

> Brett Porter wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> This is mainly for Deng and Teody as I've seen them working  
>> through the issue for reporting... I took a look at the latest  
>> patch and it's looking pretty good.
>>
>> I did go to check about the jasper reports license, though, and it  
>> appears from the POM that it is LGPL.
>>
>> Though it's not official (yet), we shouldn't be distributing it  
>> according to the ASF policy: http://people.apache.org/~cliffs/ 
>> 3party.html#transition
>>
>> So, I think we have 3 options if we continue to do this:
>> - put it in a separate module (and profile) that isn't distributed  
>> with continuum, but can be built manually and installed
>
> I take it this should be archiva not continuum? :)
> anyway, +1 to this!

yup, sorry continuum on the brain trying to set up vmbuild :)

>
>> - require the user to drop jasperreports into WEB-INF/lib (and  
>> gracefully fail if they don't)
>> - come up with a whiz-bang addon installer that can get them to  
>> confirm the license and grab the jasper stuff from the repository  
>> (a bit much for now :)
>>
>> I'm thinking 1) is the best way to go, and provide a bland,  
>> default implementation of the reporting pages that doesn't use  
>> jasper (just a spit out a table of everything).
>>
>> WDYT?
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Brett
>>
>
> Thanks,
> Deng

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