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From "nicolas de loof" <nico...@apache.org>
Subject Re: LICENSE & NOTICE at project root ?
Date Wed, 06 Feb 2008 13:26:16 GMT
Tried to reproduce the issue and don't get it anymore ....

Sorry for the noise.

2008/2/5, simon <simon.kitching@chello.at>:
>
>
> On Tue, 2008-02-05 at 19:33 +0000, Niall Pemberton wrote:
> > On Feb 5, 2008 7:26 PM, nicolas de loof <nicolas@apache.org> wrote:
> > > Hello
> > >
> > > I've got a strange behavior of Eclipse when using maven to configure
> my
> > > environment. The .classpath includes the project root as a source
> folder to
> > > match the commons-parent-7.pom <resource>.
> > >
> > > This has the side effect that the "new class" wizard appends "
> src.main.java."
> > > to the extended class in imports. Not blocking, but not very nice.
> > >
> > > Did I miss something in my conf ?
> > > Do you all use Idea ?
> > > Why not put those required files in src/main/resources/META-INF as the
> > > natural place for them ?
> >
> > Only natural in the m2 world, which most of commons pre-dates. Plus we
> > need/want them in the root for the source and binary distros. Commons
> > parent <resource> means you don't have to define them and also theres
> > a hack to copy them from there to make sure they're included in the
> > -javadoc.jar - so IMO better for monitor to move them there.
>
> We want NOTICE/LICENSE in the root so that people who browse the source
> see them. Hiding them three directories down does not constitute good
> documentation.
>
> As Niall says, src/main/resources/META-INF is only natural for Maven.
>
> But if the entire root directory is defined as a source folder then that
> is wrong. What project is doing that? Or are you using something like
> MEVENIDE?
>
> I use eclipse and have no problem with any commons project I've worked
> on so far, but only use eclipse:eclipse and not any other plugins.
>
> Regards,
> Simon
>
>
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