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From Costin Manolache <cmanola...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] distribute the compiled .jar binaries as part of the /dist
Date Tue, 08 Apr 2003 22:16:37 GMT
Martin Cooper wrote:

>> [ ] +1
>> [ ] +0
>> [ ] -0
>> [ X] -1
>>
>> I think this is a majority vote ( so no requirement to give valid reason
>> if -1 ).
> 
> I'll provide mine anyway. ;-)
> 
> Making the jars available separately from the rest of the distribution
> means that people can download the jars without downloading the Apache
> license. It is my understanding that this is not currently permitted by
> the ASF.
> 
> I believe this issue was raised with respect to Maven repositories, such
> as the one at ibiblio, but has not yet been clearly resolved. 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.)

The .jar includes the META-INF/LICENSE.txt already ( at least for
commons-logging.jar ).

Just like it is included in the .zip or .tar.gz.



Costin





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