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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject Re: [VOTE] distribute the compiled .jar binaries as part of the /dist
Date Sat, 12 Apr 2003 02:32:32 GMT
As Jason just remembered, Maven already includes the license in the jar if 
the project defines one.
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Jason van Zyl <jason@zenplex.com> wrote on 12/04/2003 12:13:42 PM:

> On Tue, 2003-04-08 at 18:47, Martin Cooper wrote:
> 
> > 
> > I believe this issue was raised with respect to Maven repositories, 
such as
> > the one at ibiblio, but has not yet been clearly resolved. 
> 
> It has. There is a license/ directory for each product in the
> repository. Dion went to great lengths to audit every last package on
> ibiblio and there are licenses are present there. A license file is also
> required for a maven project so if was deemed necessary can start
> packaging up the lics in the generated JARs with one small change to the
> Maven JAR plugin.
> 
> 
> > I would not want
> > to see us make such a change in Commons until we know the official ASF
> > position. (If the issue has been resolved, and I missed the 
resolution, feel
> > free to give me a pointer.)
> > 
> > --
> > Martin Cooper
> > 
> > 
> > >
> > > The .jars will be used the same as the .tar.gz or .zip - if someone
> > > wants only the .jar ( for whatever reasons ) they should be able to 
get
> > > an official version from apache or its mirrors.
> > > In addition, the locatin can be used in manifests - as you know the
> > > standard manifest allows someone to specify declarative 
dependencies,
> > > and that includes a
> > >  <extension>-Implementation-URL:
> > > header. The value of this header should point to the release .jar.
> > >
> > > Note: The mirrors.html defines the naming of the released files, as 
well
> > > as symbolic links. I would like to propose that in addition to the
> > required
> > > -current symlink we should also create a symlink with the normal 
name.
> > >
> > >
> > > Ex:
> > >   /www/www.apache.org/dist/jakarta/commons/logging/
> > >           commons-logging-current.jar ->
> > binaries/commons-logging-1.0.3.jar
> > >           commons-logging.jar -> binaries/commons-logging-1.0.3.jar
> > >
> > >
> > >   /www/www.apache.org/dist/jakarta/commons/logging/binaries
> > >           commons-logging-1.0.3.jar
> > >
> > >
> > > Costin
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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> jvz.
> 
> Jason van Zyl
> jason@zenplex.com
> http://tambora.zenplex.org
> 
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> 
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